In a video message Monday night, she asked delegates at the climate summit to “rise above the politics of the moment,” reports said. BBC. I asked them to understand that this is a time for action, not words.
The 95-year-old said history has shown that when nations come together for a common cause, there is always room for hope.
She was actually supposed to attend the Scotland Climate Summit, but instead she recorded a video message in advance because her doctors told her to rest.
“Many hope the legacy of this summit—written in the out-of-print history books—will describe you as the leaders who never let you miss the opportunity,” said Queen Elizabeth, explaining:
– And that you responded to the challenges of future generations.
The Queen of Great Britain’s message came at the end of a day of speeches by world leaders who warned that the crisis was acute.
If we fail to deal with this challenge, said the Queen, all other problems will pale in comparison.
She also paid tribute to her late husband, Prince Philip, and noted that environmental issues were close to his heart. The Queen said his work was continued by the work of his son and heir to the throne, Prince Charles, and his grandson, Prince William.
“I couldn’t be more proud of them,” said the 95-year-old.
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