‘The sacred geometry of nature’: Prince Charles says lessons from the past can help save the future | UK News


Royal excursions typically contain displaying off a rustic’s main vacationer attraction and Egypt was no exception.

Mid afternoon Prince Charles, Camilla, their entourage and all of us in the giant travelling media pack descended on the pyramids on the outskirts of Cairo.

As the solar was setting the scene was breath-taking, giving the Prince of Wales a very gorgeous backdrop through which to make his newest speech. Another plea to the international group that whereas COP26 could also be over, now’s the time to step up and act if we’re to fight the local weather disaster.

As he acknowledged in his speech, Egypt couldn’t have been a extra apt setting to make his feedback. The nation is “on the entrance line of pressing local weather challenges”, he mentioned, from rising sea ranges, to the loss of biodiversity as sea temperatures rise.

The pyramids themselves are in danger from rising temperatures, flooding and different excessive climate. Egypt additionally has an important function in future international discussions.

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Prince Charles at COP26: ‘Time has actually run out’

After the UK hosted COP26, the local weather summit baton was handed to Egypt to host the subsequent, COP27.

In latest weeks, round COP26 and the G20, the Prince has spoken an ideal deal about the must look to the future and discover options.

But in different methods he stays deeply conventional, feeling that we’ve got misplaced contact with what actually issues, a theme he additionally returned to in his speech, saying we have to “re-discover a way of the sacred by studying to dwell inside the bounds of nature, quite than considering we can ignore them”.