Prince William calls on Musk and Bezos to save Earth 2:22
Queen Elizabeth II said the lack of action to address the climate crisis is "irritating."
The British monarch made the remarks on Thursday during a conversation at the opening of the Welsh Parliament in Cardiff.
The queen was chatting with the Duchess of Cornwall and Elin Jones, the Speaker of Parliament, when their comments were captured on video.
At one point, the queen appears to be talking about the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, saying, "I've been hearing all about the COP ... I still don't know who is coming."
In a separate clip, the queen appears to say that it is "irritating" when "they talk but don't act."
Parts of the two clips were inaudible.
In his response, Jones appears to be referring to Prince William's comments early Thursday, saying that he had seen him "on television this morning saying there is no point in going into space, we have to save the earth," the agency reported. PA Media news.
The Duke of Cambridge spoke about the current rush for space travel in an interview with the BBC's Newscast podcast, which aired on Thursday.
"We need some of the best brains and minds in the world focused on trying to fix this planet, not trying to find the next place to go live," he said.
His comments aired the day after "Star Trek" actor William Shatner, 90, made history by becoming the oldest person to go into space aboard a New Shepard spacecraft, developed by Blue. Origin by Jeff Bezos.
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