The Climate’s Royal Treatment


Convivium, 29 August 2019

Editor-In-Chief Fr. Raymond de Souza looks to Prince Harry and Meaghan Markle’s decision to have a maximum of two children for the sake of the planet.

Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry, interviewed Dr. Jane Goodall, the primatologist, for the September issue of the British Vogue. They had a vigorous agreement on the urgency of various impending climate catastrophes. The Vogue issue in which Harry’s interview appeared was guest edited by the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle. 

The Duke received wide attention by announcing that he and the Duchess would be having “two maximum!” children. Because of the climate, of course. 

My National Post colleagues have more on the story. Sharon Kirkey explores the fashionable set who think that having children, or more than a specified number, is “immoral.” Because of the climate. 

Rex Murphy eviscerates, as only he can do, the arrogance and hypocrisy of Prince Harry and his fellow ultra-rich climate crusaders. 

Let me then add three small observations regarding the Duke and Duchess of Sussex taking a turn in Vogue.

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