Yesterday, Queen Elizabeth II made rare comments concerning the environment during her Commowealth Day message. She called for more actions to meet rethoric on tackling climate change. The 81-year-old monarch said countries that pollute the least normally are the worst affected by climate change.
The Commonwealth represents around two billion people and it has made 2008 as a year to highlight environmental problems and the necessity to tackle them. The queen said that the Commonwealth should support initiatives to improve air quality, fresh water provision, and sustainable energy and most importantly match words and good intentions with deeds.
This is a good message from the queen and as the leader of large population, she can encourage many people to do concrete actions to tackle climate change. Complete coverage is available in Queen urges action, not talk, to tackle climate change.