‘At a tipping point!’ Prince William issues stark warning amid ‘immense’ climate challenge

Prince WIlliam’s book, Earthshot: How to Save our Planet, urges action to be taken to tackle the climate crisis. The Duke of Cambridge will announce the first finalists for his environmental scheme, the Earthshot prize, on Friday, and has released the book about the prize ahead of the awards.

In the introduction the royal stated the facts looked “terrifying” as the world experiences a climate emergency.

“The challenge facing our planet is immense,” William wrote.

“We were about to enter what scientists say is the most consequential decade in history.

“Humans have taken too many fish from the sea.

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The prize is divided into five categories – Protect and Restore Nature, Clean Our Air, Revive Our Oceans, Build a Waste-Free World, and Fix Our Climate.

While the 15 finalists will be announced on Friday, the first five winners will be announced on 17 October at the Alexandra Palace in London.

The winners will be awarded a visit to the Hoanib Valley in the Kunene region of Namibia.

The five lucky winners will also receive a £1 million grant to work on their projects and tackle the climate crisis over the next decade.

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