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Ugandan Activist Vanessa Nakate Meets Prince Charles

Prince Charles said they spoke “about the role young people can play in ensuring the health of the planet for future generations”.

The Prince of Wales has spoken to Ugandan climate activist Vanessa Nakate, who has been attending the climate conference in the Scottish city of Glasgow.

Prince Charles said they spoke “about the role young people can play in ensuring the health of the planet for future generations”.

A tweet showed photos of their meeting:

Nakate is among a new generation of campaigners against global warming who also include Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg, who have been among the participants in the ongoing Cop26 conference in Glasgow.

The Ugandan activist has been the leader in a big campaign to save Congo’s rainforest, which is facing massive deforestation.

Last year she made headlines around the world after she was cropped out of a photograph taken with her white peers, including Ms Thunberg,