Harry and Meghan climate bid met with silence as Queen praises William publicly

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's green pledge appears to have been ignored by fellow royals online.

The silent reaction to the couple's Archewell Foundation announcement on Wednesday comes as a second blow after the Queen's speech.

In the monarch's video message saying how proud she was of Prince Charles and William's pride work on eco-conscious projects, she failed to mention Harry.

According to royal biographer Angela Levin, the Duke of Sussex's will have felt snubbed by the Queen following the praise heaped on his father and brother.

Meghan and Harry pledged via their organisation Archewell to become carbon neutral by 2030 after critics accused them of hypocrisy for preaching about the environment whilst flying around on jet planes.

However, this pledge has thus far been officially unacknowledged by the Queen, The Express reports.

On Wednesday evening, the official Royal Family Twitter account acknowledged the work Prince William has done at COP26 today with the winners of his Earthshot prize.

The Queen also mentioned Prince William in the speech she made via video link on Monday as she was unable to attend COP26 in person due to illness.

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She said she "could not be more proud" of Prince Charles and Prince William for the work they have done to tackle climate change, but made no mention of Harry who stepped down from official royal duties last year.

Someone who did respond to Archewell's pledge however was Piers Morgan who shared a comic plane flying above Glasgow with the words "net zero" flying out of its exhaust.

He tweeted alongside the image: "Did they pledge this from aboard Sir Elton's jet or the Clooney one?" along with four laughing emojis.

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In a statement posted on Archewell, the Sussexes said: "While we have actively made choices to offset and balance this carbon footprint, now, with the tools provided by partner organizations, we know that we can all do better.

"We can be net-zero, and this is what we pledge to do. Achieving net-zero carbon emissions means making a series of choices over time to make that footprint as small as possible while compensating for any remaining emissions through high-quality carbon removal projects.

"As an organization, we will work with an independent consultant to track all Archewell-related activities from our inception to understand our collective footprint."

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