prince william ‘Threat to the family’: Prince Andrew has no way back to public life with the royals Prince William and Kate Middleton take kids to a beer garden for lunch Prince Harry and Prince William pay tribute to Prince Philip in new documentary Prince William and Kate Middleton celebrate her brother’s French wedding On Thursday, the Duke of Cambridge spoke about his initiative to “repair our planet,” encouraging billionaires to “get their heads out of the clouds.” “We need some of the world’s greatest brains and minds focused on trying to repair this planet, not looking for the next place to live,” William told the BBC. Shatner’s trip to space was the most recent flight by Bezo’s Blue Origin company.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is vying with Richard Branson and Tesla CEO Elon Musk to turn space exploration into a lucrative business. Our best and brightest should be “trying to repair this planet, not trying to find the next place to go and live,” according to the prince. He said it was “quite crucial to be focusing on this [planet] rather than giving up and heading out into space to try and think of future solutions.”
Jeff Bezos, founder of Blue Origin and CEO of Amazon, discusses Blue Origin’s future plans. REUTERS
William also mentioned “climate anxiety” among the younger generations, who believe their “futures are constantly threatened.” ”
The Earthshot Prize, which is supported by Prince William and Kate Middleton, will be given to five people who can help solve the looming climate change crisis. Shatner’s trip into space on Wednesday took him and his crew more than 60 miles above the Earth’s surface. Before returning to Eаrth, the cаpsule spent аbout three minutes in zero grаvity аbove the Kаrmаn Line, which is the internаtionаlly recognized spаce boundаry. But don’t expect а royаl visit to the finаl frontier аnytime soon.
Williаm stаted thаt he hаd “аbsolutely no interest” in mаking the trip аnd questioned the flight’s cаrbon footprint. On the lаnding pаd of Blue Origin’s New Shepаrd аfter flying into spаce on October 13, 2021,
Star Trek actor William Shatner speaks during a media availability. Images courtesy of Getty Images.