The Prince and Princess of Wales Hand Out the Earthshot Prize Awards 2021 On Their Las Day in Boston

  December 3, 2022 at 11:17 pm by

Yesterday, Friday December 2nd, the Prince and Princess of Wales started the last day in Boston with a separate agenda.
The Prince of Wales paid a visit to the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, a library and museum dedicated to the memory of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, thirty-fifth president of the United States. Upon the arrival at the library the Prince was welcomed by Ambassador Caroline Kennedy, daughter of the president, and her two children, John and Tatiana Schlossberg.
The Prince made a tour of the library and museum and then took place a luncheon hosted by Ambassador Kennedy.
In the afternoon the Prince, at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, met with Joe Biden, US President.
In the meantime the Princess, due to “her ongoing work to elevate awareness of the extraordinary impact the early years have on lifelong outcomes”, paid a visit to The Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University. During the visit the Princess was reunited with members of the team to be informed about “how research and advances in science can be applied to policy and practice to achieve a more promising future for every child”. 
The Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University collaborates with The Royal Foundation Centre for Early Childhood, the organization founded in 2011 by the Princess.
In the evening the Prince and the Princess attended the second edition of Earthshot Prize Awards 2022 ceremony at the MGM Music Hall in Boston.
The Earthshot Prize is a global prize for the environment and it was launched and organized by The Royal Foundation and Prince William.
The prize “aims to turn the current pessimism surrounding environmental issues into optimism that we can rise to the biggest challenges of our time.
At the ceremony were present, among others, David Beckham, Annie Lennox, Ellie Goulding, Shailene Woodley, Catherine O’Hara, the US Senator Mitt Romney and the United States special presidential envoy for climate John Kerr,
The Earthshot Prize Winners for 2022 are: the start-up Clean our Air from Kenya that provides “cleaner-burning stoves to women in Kenya to reduce unhealthy indoor pollution and provide a safer way to cook”; the greenhouse Protect and Restore Nature from India that “helps small-hold farmers protect their crops from extreme weather and pests”; the project Revive Our Oceans from Australia that aims to train women “in both traditional and digital ocean conservation methods”; the Build a Waste-free World firm from the United Kingdom that created “natural, bio-degradable plastic made out of seaweed”; the project Fix Our Climate from Oman that created an innovative technique “to turn carbon dioxide into rock and permanently store”. Each winner of the Earthshot Prize Awards receive £1 million to “support environmental and conservation projects that are agreed with the winners”.

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