Monarch lashes out at out at world leaders who "talk" but "don't do" on climate change

We are not amused.

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth has hit out at world leaders who “talk” but “don’t do” on climate change — in a clear breach with royal protocol venting her exasperation at likely no-shows for the upcoming COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, the Washington Post reports.

Her Majesty’s remarks weren’t meant for public consumption, and the Queen almost never provokes controversy with her public opinions, but her comments were picked up on a microphone.

During the opening of the Welsh Parliament in Cardiff on Thursday, the queen was talking to her daughter-in-law, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, and Elin Jones, the parliament’s presiding officer. Her comments were picked up on a live stream, and although parts are inaudible, she can be heard talking about the climate conference.

“Extraordinary, isn’t it? I’ve been hearing all about COP,” the queen said, according to video and audio recordings analyzed by the Daily Mirror. “Still don’t know who is coming … We only know about people who are not coming … It’s really irritating when they talk, but they don’t do.”

Jones then replied: “Exactly. It’s a time for doing … and watching your grandson on the television this morning saying there’s no point going to space, we need to save the Earth.”

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