The Prince and Princess of Wales met environmental technology entrepreneurs in Boston – and a little boy dressed as a typical Guardsman.
William and Kate’s three-day trip to the US for the Earthshot Awards has been overshadowed by a race-baiting scandal involving the future royal mother, which has led to the royals being accused of racism.
Lady Susan Hussey has resigned from her royal role and apologized after repeatedly questioning Ngozi Fulani, the head of black domestic abuse charity British native, about his “real home” during a Buckingham Palace reception.
The prince focused on environmental awards during a visit to Greentown Labs near Boston and issued a warning, saying: “For all of us, time is running out.”
Speaking to some of last year’s Earthshot winners, he praised them for their hard work, adding: “As time goes by, I keep saying ‘ Let’s go faster and faster’.”
The prince’s brother, the Duke of Sussex, and his wife are not expected to attend the environmental awards on Friday, but on the second day of their first overseas trip since the death of The Queen, the trailer for Harry and Meghan’s Netflix docu. -the series was released.
The minute-long film showed photos of the couple, who live in California, and in one section of the photo, Meghan appears to be wiping away tears while Harry sits with his head down, looking distressed. .
A Kensington Palace spokesman repeated comments made before the trip that they would not be “distracted by other things” this week and that their focus today would be on meeting with the community. -communities and local people throughout Boston.
The couple looked relaxed and were greeted by cheers from the crowd as they arrived at Greentown Labs, a technology center that has nurtured a group of climate pioneers for more than a decade.
Greentown is considered the largest climate technology incubator in North America, supporting more than 500 companies since its founding in 2011, creating more than 9,000 jobs and raising more than 4 billion dollars.
In contrast to the drama in England, there was a lighter moment during the visit when the couple met eight-year-old Henry Dynov-Teixeira, who was dressed as a security guard in a red suit and a replica bearskin.
The young man presented Kate with a red rose and said he was “delighted” to meet the royal family in person.
“I’m going to cry and tell my best friends that I’m famous now,” Henry added.
Mum Irina, who visited London with her son that summer, said: “He saw the changing of the guard when he visited London and did it on Halloween.”