We have 18 months to save world, Prince Charles warns Commonwealth leaders

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From The Telegraph

Hannah Furness, Royal Correspondent

11 July 2019 ? 9:00pm

The Prince of Wales has warned global leaders they have 18 critical months to solve climate change and restore the balance of nature, ensuring the survival of the human race.

The Prince, addressing foreign ministers from around the Commonwealth, said they were ?uniquely positioned? to lead the world by example, urging them to match ambition with ?the practical action that is required?.

Speaking as the future head of the Commonwealth, a position which was confirmed during a convention in London last year, he emphasised that the next 18 months would see ?critical meetings that will collectively determine the global agenda for the coming decade?.

The leaders of Commonwealth countries will gather next year in Rwanda for a week-long summit, at which they will discuss the ?unparalleled challenges caused by rapid climate change and biodiversity loss?.

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