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Prince Charles makes rare comments about Prince Harry and Prince William: 'I am proud'

The royal is a father to two sons

Prince Charles has made some very rare comments about his sons, Prince William and Prince Harry as he writes an exclusive essay for American publication, Newsweek.

The Prince of Wales will be covering the January issue of the magazine where he sets out his plans to combat climate change. During the interview, he spoke of his pride in both of his sons as the royal brothers both work to solve the issue with their own initiatives. The heir to the throne wrote: "As a father, I am proud that my sons have recognised this threat.

"Most recently, my elder son, William, launched the prestigious Earthshot Prize to incentivise change and help repair our planet over the next ten years…"

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He added: "And my younger son, Harry, has passionately highlighted the impact of climate change, especially in relation to Africa and committed his charity to being net zero."

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The royal will speak of the importance of taking action now, as he said: "The eyes of our children and grandchildren are judging us. As we enter a new year, there is not a moment to lose."

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The royal praised William for the Earthshot prize

Nancy Cooper, the global editor of Newsweek, spoke of her happiness of Charles sharing his words, as she said: "We are proud to publish the Prince of Wales' powerful appeal, calling on all of us to address this crucial challenge.

"Given his decades of engagement on this issue, he can speak with deep knowledge and real authority."

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Later on in January, Newsweek will also be launching its own royal podcast, titled Royal Report.

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The Duke of Sussex is also passionate about the environment

The Prince of Wales is renowned for his environmental passion projects, and that's even reflected in his home, Clarence House.

His official website explains: "Around half of his office and domestic energy use comes from renewable sources such as woodchip boilers, air-source heat pumps, solar panels and 'green' electricity."

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In 2011, Prince Charles had 5.6kW solar power system installed at the London property.

The royal's full essay will be published on Newsweek and will be the cover story of the domestic and international issues of the print magazine, available on 14 January.

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