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The Duke of Cambridge can be seen this morning with his children at Aberdeen airport
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Prince William, Kate Middleton and their children were spotted as they fled a budget flight while returning from their vacation to Scotland, amidst a row on the private jet journeys of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

It comes a week after the Duke of Cambridge and the Duchess of Cambridge with their families flew from Norwich International Airport to Aberdeen Airport for a short trip. The royal couple and their families were taken away to visit the Queen and Prince Philip in Balmoral.

The appearance of the Cambridges on the cheap flight will inevitably lead to comparisons with William & # 39; s brother Prince Harry and his wife Meghan.

The duke and duchess of Sussex have been criticized for some time after having made four private jet flights in 11 days this summer.

They flew from London to Ibiza and back before they returned to Nice earlier this month, claiming they were contributing to climate change.

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The Duke of Cambridge can be seen this morning with his children at Aberdeen airport

The Duke of Cambridge can be seen this morning with his children at Aberdeen airport

Kate Middleton follows her husband and the other children while she is holding Louis

Kate Middleton follows her husband and the other children while she is holding Louis

Kate Middleton follows her husband and the other children while she is holding Louis

A passenger on the plane who saw them said: & The family was in front. I fly this route all the time and we were none the wiser. Nobody knew they were fleeing.

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& # 39; Later I realized that Kate & # 39; s mother was sitting in front of me a few rows. & # 39;

Prince William looks like your archetypal family man on vacation, holding a number of bags while George, six and Charlotte, four, run excitedly beside him.

Surprised passengers saw Kate walking right behind her husband and holding Louis, one next to the nanny Maria Borrallo.

Royal author Robert Jobson, who wrote a best-selling biography of Prince Charles, said it proved that the royal family could regularly take commercial flights.

He said: & # 39; Earlier this week there was a lot of nonsense about how Prince Harry and Meghan Markle had to fly in private aircraft due to security issues.

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& # 39; But the royal family has been using cheap airlines for years, Princess Diana would often do it.

& # 39; William and Kate flying with a budget airline prove that you can do it, there were no problems with the flight, and if they were there they had their security officers.

Meghan Markle takes baby son Archie to a luxury private jet after she and Prince Harry enjoyed a three-day family vacation in Sir Elton John's amazing £ 15 million in southern France

Meghan Markle takes baby son Archie to a luxury private jet after she and Prince Harry enjoyed a three-day family vacation in Sir Elton John's amazing £ 15 million in southern France

Meghan Markle takes baby son Archie to a luxury private jet after she and Prince Harry enjoyed a three-day family vacation in Sir Elton John's amazing £ 15 million in southern France

A stock image of a FlyBe EMB145EU aircraft that is similar to that of Prince William and his wife

A stock image of a FlyBe EMB145EU aircraft that is similar to that of Prince William and his wife

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A stock image of a FlyBe EMB145EU aircraft that is similar to that of Prince William and his wife

Prince Harry and Meghan are depicted who board a private jet on Saturday

Prince Harry and Meghan are depicted who board a private jet on Saturday

The couple had arrived in France three days earlier

The couple had arrived in France three days earlier

Prince Harry and Meghan are depicted who boarded a private jet on Saturday and arrived in France three days earlier

& # 39; It's a smart move by the Duke of Cambridge and great for the public. They get to see the heir to the throne and his children in line, and if they can fly a budget, Harry, Meghan and their child can certainly do that.

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& # 39; Many people claim that the royal family costs too much at the moment, and William puts his money where his mouth is by going to the budget. & # 39;

A Kensington Palace spokesperson said: & # 39; We do not comment on what they do with their private time as a family. & # 39;

The passenger added: “Earlier during the flight, I had the feeling that someone had entered the plane that I had recognized — but I thought it was just a soccer player.

& # 39; We landed and people saw two black Range Rovers on the asphalt.

& # 39; Will, Kate and the children suddenly got up and left.

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& # 39; They were not bothered at all when they got off the plane. They just seemed like a family traveling together to be honest.

& # 39; Nobody saw them boarding the plane. It was amazing how they did it – they must have slipped quietly after people had already sat.

& # 39; I couldn't believe my eyes. You do not expect to see royalties on a budget plane. & # 39;

Reports of a feud between the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and Prince William and Kate have spread since Meghan Markle joined the royal family.

Veteran royal watcher Phil Dampier, author of Royally Suited: Harry and Meghan In their own words: & The contrast between William and Kate and their family traveling on a cheap budget flight to Scotland and Harry and Meghan with private jets cannot be more grim.

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& # 39; A cynic could say that the Cambridges did it on purpose, taking into account all the recent stories about the two brothers and their wives who don't get along.

& # 39; After Meghan had all told the Vogue magazine, she didn't want to be on the cover of the magazine she edited, because it would have been boasting, knowing that Kate had been a cover girl.

An image of the different flights that Prince Harry and wife Meghan have made in recent weeks

An image of the different flights that Prince Harry and wife Meghan have made in recent weeks

An image of the different flights that Prince Harry and wife Meghan have made in recent weeks

Harry and Meghan have spoken on environmental issues in recent months, despite still traveling on a private jet

Harry and Meghan have spoken on environmental issues in recent months, despite still traveling on a private jet

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Harry and Meghan have spoken on environmental issues in recent months, despite still traveling on a private jet

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle & # 39; s private jet

The Cessna Sovereign Plane

The Cessna Sovereign Plane

The Cessna Sovereign Plane

Make of the aircraft: Cessna 680 Citation Sovereign

Top speed: 592 mph

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Menu: Everything you want

Number of seats: 12

Other amenities: soft chairs, large bathrooms, personal television monitors and LED lighting with a dimmer

Price for their flight: around £ 20,000

The budget plane of Prince William and Kate Middleton

A FlyBe ERJ plane

A FlyBe ERJ plane

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A FlyBe ERJ plane

Make of the aircraft: part of the ERJ series popular with budget airlines

Top speed: 598 mph

Menu: each pastry and a hot drink for £ 4

Number of seats: 44

Other facilities: Each passenger has a seat by the window or aisle and there is ample storage space above the head

Price for their flight: £ 365

& # 39; And Harry and Meghan said they only had two children to save the planet knowing that William and Kate had three.

& # 39; Could this be William and Kate hitting back? They would at least have known that they would have been criticized if they had taken a private jet. & # 39;

It comes when Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are in a hypocrisy row, after being pictured on Saturday from the south of France, their fourth private jet journey.

Harry and Meghan, who have been frank about environmental issues in recent months, have estimated an estimated seven times the emissions per person compared to a commercial flight when they fly home from Nice.

Photographs of the royal couple and three-month-old Archie showed the family who boarded the Cessna 680 Citation Sovereign jet on Saturday at about 3 pm local time and had arrived in France three days earlier.

The use of private jets has caused criticism of the pair, but Sir Elton John and actress Jamila Jameel have defended them.

Sir Elton John confirmed in an Instagram message that he had paid for Harry and Meghan to fly to and from his country house

Sir Elton John confirmed in an Instagram message that he had paid for Harry and Meghan to fly to and from his country house

Sir Elton John confirmed in an Instagram message that he had paid for Harry and Meghan to fly to and from his country house

Last Wednesday Meghan was pictured with baby Archie when she stepped out of the private jet on their arrival in Nice

Last Wednesday Meghan was pictured with baby Archie when she stepped out of the private jet on their arrival in Nice

Last Wednesday Meghan was pictured with baby Archie when she stepped out of the private jet on their arrival in Nice

Sir Elton claimed that he had ensured that the flight of Prince Harry and Meghan last week to and from the French Riviera was CO2 neutral through the & # 39; appropriate contribution & # 39; to deliver to a CO2 footprint fund.

He condemned the & # 39; ruthless and untrue murders of their character & # 39; and wrote on social media that he had ensured that the flight was CO2 neutral through the & # 39; appropriate contribution & # 39; to deliver to a CO2 footprint fund.

Meanwhile, The Good Place star claimed it was not safe for & # 39; citizens & # 39; to be on the same flight as members of the royal family.

Royal expert Phil Dampier: & # 39; Can William and Kate hit back? & # 39;

Veteran royal watcher Phil Dampier, author of Royally Suited: Harry and Meghan In their own words: & The contrast between William and Kate and their family traveling on a cheap budget flight to Scotland and Harry and Meghan with private jets cannot be more grim.

& # 39; A cynic could say that the Cambridges did it on purpose, taking into account all the recent stories about the two brothers and their wives who don't get along.

& # 39; After Meghan had all told the Vogue magazine, she didn't want to be on the cover of the magazine she edited, because it would have been boasting, knowing that Kate had been a cover girl.

& # 39; And Harry and Meghan said they only had two children to save the planet knowing that William and Kate had three.

& # 39; Could this be William and Kate hitting back? They would at least have known that they would have been criticized if they had taken a private jet.

& # 39; To be honest, they often travel on commercial flights.

& # 39; When the family goes to Mustique, they fly British Airways to Barbados before taking a short drive to the island.

& # 39; Whatever family rivalry and politics are, these photos prove that it is possible for royals to travel safely on vacation with the rest of us, the public!

& # 39; The argument used by Harry and Meghan & # 39; s friends to take private jets for their own safety is clearly a weakness, especially as William is the heir to the throne and his children are next, while Harry is now far below the pecking order at number six! & # 39;

She tweeted: & # 39; Ugh. Dear English and English press, say you hate her because she is black, and that he is marrying a black woman and done with it God damn it. Your bullying is so embarrassing and clear. You all lost your marbles. It is 2019. Growing up.

& # 39; AND ALSO, it is not safe for us to sit on the same level as royals or presidents who absolutely muppets you. They are main goals for kidnapping and sometimes murder. It is in the interests of our citizens not to be endangered by the proximity of people in such powerful positions. & # 39;

Royal experts said that the UK public does not want to be read about climate change by those who do not follow their own advice, while MPs said the journeys do not fit with their public image & # 39; that they project as eco warriors.

The couple visited the £ 15 million palatial house of Castel Mont-Alban owned by Sir Elton John and his husband David Furnish overlooking the Promenade des Anglais during their vacation to the French Riviera.

The trip to Nice came shortly after Harry and Meghan, who were married last May, after a six-night break on the Spanish island after a six-night break on the Spanish island, returned to the UK for the 38th birthday of the Duchess to mark.

Last Wednesday Harry and Meghan arrived in France on a 12-person Cessna plane, despite the fact that every Wednesday more than 20 scheduled commercial flights from London to Nice cost just £ 100 each.

The Cessna plane would have cost more than £ 20,000 to rent, meaning that Harry and Meghan could have taken 200 flights to Nice for the same price.

The visit to France came after their first Mediterranean holiday of the summer – a trip to Ibiza where they will fly out on August 6 before returning on Monday. Both journeys were made again by private jet.

Veteran royal watcher Phil Dampier said to MailOnline today: "Whether you think the recent criticism of Harry and Meghan is fair or not, I'm worried that they don't care and don't plan to change their behavior." change.

& # 39; They must have known that taking private jets four times in a row would open them up to accusation of hypocrisy, but they just went ahead and did it anyway.

& # 39; They are not unique – other royals have taken private jets, but they have also been criticized over the years. I certainly do not believe that they get a bad press because the British public is racist.

& # 39; It's just that people don't like being read about climate change by people who don't. & # 39;

The author of & # 39; Royally Suited: Harry and Meghan in their own words & # 39; added: & # 39; Some families go all year round to afford a nice vacation and they shouldn't feel guilty about harming the planet when Harry and Meghan roam in luxury. & # 39;

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex speak to Sir Elton John during the premiere of The Lion King at Leicester Square in London on July 14

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex speak to Sir Elton John during the premiere of The Lion King at Leicester Square in London on July 14

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex speak to Sir Elton John during the premiere of The Lion King at Leicester Square in London on July 14

Meanwhile, Paul Morozzo, a Greenpeace UK climate activist, told MailOnline: & # 39; A passenger plane is more than ten times more polluting than a modern train, and private planes are ten times more polluting.

& # 39; It is vital that all frequent pilots reduce the number of flights they take if we have to cope with the climate emergency, and that means that the last thing we have to do is start new ones everywhere in the UK. must build and runways. & # 39;

Labor MP Teresa Pearce said: & Given the position they have taken publicly about responsibility for climate change, this appears to be an anomaly that they should look at.

& # 39; I find this very surprising because it does not fit with their public image and the way they care about the planet and the environment. & # 39;

Ken Wharfe, an ex-royal protection officer who guarded Princess Diana, said: & Frankly it is hypocritical. Harry cannot preach about the catastrophic effects of climate change while flying around the world on a private plane. & # 39;

Kensington Palace declined to comment on Harry and Meghan's journey when they were contacted by MailOnline.

The duke and duchess aroused anger among some of their followers on Instagram by posting a quote from Archbishop Desmond Tutu about & # 39; doing your little bit well & # 39;

The duke and duchess aroused anger among some of their followers on Instagram by posting a quote from Archbishop Desmond Tutu about & # 39; doing your little bit well & # 39;

The duke and duchess aroused anger among some of their followers on Instagram by posting a quote from Archbishop Desmond Tutu about & # 39; doing your little bit well & # 39;

Friends of the Earth campaign against climate change Aaron Kiely said last week: & The Duke of Sussex speaks beautiful and moving words about the environment and then flies on vacation to a European destination in a private jet.

& # 39; He could have taken a train and then a boat. This would have been the perfect opportunity to set an environmental example. & # 39;

On August 6, the first day of the vacation to Ibiza, the only private aircraft that traveled from Farnborough Airport to Ibiza was a Gulfstream 200 that can accommodate 19 people.

It departed at 7.49 am British time and landed on the Balearic island at 10.49 am local time.

Six days later, on Monday of last week, a nine-seater Cessna 500 XL, owned by NetJets, left Ibiza at 10.14 am local time and landed at 11.20 am British time in Farnborough and is believed to have worn the royals.

Compensation scheme supported by Elton John & # 39; will not have a meaningful effect on climate change & # 39;

The chief scientist from Greenpeace said it & # 39; not okay & # 39; is to claim that private jet travel & # 39; CO2 neutral & # 39; as a result of a donation to a CO2 compensation scheme.

Sister Doug Parr told MailOnline: & # 39; There is no way to deal with current technology with the amount of CO2 you have released on a personal level & # 39 ;.

Sir Elton John responded to the criticism of Harry and Meghan's recent private jet vacations by insisting that he had made a donation to offset the carbon costs of the trips.

The return flights of the royal couple in private jets from England to Ibiza, and then from England to Nice, generated an estimated seven tons of CO2.

Sir Elton wrote: & # 39; To support Prince Harry & # 39; s commitment to the environment, we made sure their flight was CO2 neutral, by making the right contribution to Carbon Footprint ™. & # 39;

Carbon Footprint is a UK-registered company run by John and Wendy Buckley, which advises individuals and companies on how to reduce their carbon footprint, and channel funding to programs designed to reduce CO2 emissions. compensate emissions.

These projects include planting trees or reducing deforestation in Brazil.

According to Carbon Positive Life, a single tree can absorb as much as 21.77 kg of CO2 per year, which means it would take 321 years to absorb seven tons, although it could only cost £ 170 to compensate for this.

However, as with many CO2 compensation companies, many of the Carbon Footprint schemes focus on other ways to introduce systems, particularly in developing countries, which prevent carbon dioxide – which would otherwise have been released into the atmosphere – from being released. .

One scheme is aimed at identifying and repairing broken boreholes in Uganda – so that local communities have access to safe drinking water and, as a result, do not have to cut down trees and burn firewood to boil and purify their drinking water in the future.

Another scheme divides efficient cooking stoves among villagers in Kenya, where more than 80 percent of the population is dependent on burning wood and charcoal for cooking, producing a large amount of CO2.

Carbon Footprint believes the scheme has helped more than 96,000 people, prevented deforestation, provided protection against lung cancer and reduced global CO2 emissions by 17,970 tons of CO2 per year compared to where these levels would be different.

Dr. Parr said about the projects funded by the company to which Sir Elton donated: & # 39; They are not wrong things to do, but they are not the answer that makes sense in terms of the climate challenge we face. & # 39;

It is assumed that at least one part of the journey has been booked through NetJets, that the nicknames & # 39; Hertz for heirs & # 39; or & # 39; Uber for billionaires & # 39; has earned because it serves the rich.

It is not known who paid for the flights, which would have cost around £ 20,000 in return. But NetJets are linked to Harry & # 39; s good friend Nacho Figueras, an Argentine sportsman known as the & # 39; David Beckham of polo & # 39 ;.

Mr. Figeuras is supposed to own one of the jets and often uses his social media profiles to promote it. It is also possible that they have borrowed a private jet from a friend whose aircraft is managed by a rental company.

NetJets has 750 aircraft for rent worldwide and offers a & # 39; unparalleled experience & # 39; to rich customers.

Once in Ibiza, the couple stayed in the Vista Alegre complex with sea views and were guarded by British and Spanish security personnel.

There was also anger about the lack of transparency around the trip, with royal representatives refusing to reveal how much it cost taxpayers.

A source on the island told MailOnline that the royal family landed in Ibiza on 6 August with various taxpayer-financed bodyguards from the Metropolitan Police.

They added that five close protection officers from the Spanish security forces joined the group and escorted them to their private villa.

The most expensive villas with views of the azure waters of Porroig Bay in Ibiza are listed at £ 20,000 per week, but the price of others on request rises to £ 120,000 per week, the sun reported.

Buckingham Palace claimed it was a private matter and declined to comment.

Harry and Meghan's trip to France had an estimated carbon footprint of just over three tons and their previous trip to Ibiza was supposed to have had a footprint of more than four tons. The CO2 footprint of an average person in the UK is 13 tonnes per year.

Meanwhile, it was reported last week that Harry and Meghan asked the Queen if they could live in Windsor Castle when planning their lives together.

It was said that she had politely but strongly suggested that they would move to Frogmore Cottage instead.

The couple's decision to use a private jet for their Ibiza trip means that the trip would have emitted six times more carbon dioxide per person than a planned flight from London to the Spanish island.

The flights there and back would have emitted 12.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide. There are approximately 14 scheduled flights every day from London and the southeast to Ibiza.

Their choice of transportation flew in the face of their frequent public statements on green issues.

In an interview published in the September issue of Vogue with conservationist Jane Goodall, Harry revealed that he and Meghan have a & # 39; maximum & # 39; of two children wanted because of environmental concerns.

The issue was edited by the Duchess and she chose climate activist Greta Thunberg as one of her & # 39; forces for change & # 39; which would be placed on the front page.

Greta (16) traveled from England by boat to New York because she refused to travel by plane.

The couple's private jet flights also come after Harry at the end of July a & # 39; green top & # 39; attended, organized by technology giant Google in Sicily, where he gave a passionate speech about saving the environment.

He was reportedly barefoot while giving his talk to VIP's and power brokers. However, it was claimed that Google had paid for its flights and a helicopter to a luxury resort, where it is said that it would have stayed on a gas-sucking superyacht.

Other Royals have used low cost airlines for their flights in addition to the public. Prince Harry boarded a Wizz Air flight from Luton to Transylvania in 2012, and in 2015 Prince William, 37, used a Ryanair plane to get to Scotland.

In 2011, he was also accompanied by wife Kate, also 37, on a Flybe flight to the wedding of Zara and Mike Tindall.

In the private jet of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle: photos reveal lush interior of luxury 12-seater Cessna used by ecologically preaching royal couple

Photos have revealed the lush interior of the Cessna private jet in the middle of the ecological line around Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been accused of hypocrisy and have previously spoken about & # 39; making a difference & # 39; for the future of the planet and the need for & # 39; urgent intervention & # 39; to then increase their own carbon footprint through the use of four private jets in just 11 days.

Now images have revealed the luxury that they enjoy on the 12-seat plane, including luxury seats, delicious food, large bathrooms and personal TV screens.

Photographs have emerged showing the luxurious interior of the private jet of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Cessna

Photographs have emerged showing the luxurious interior of the private jet of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Cessna

Photographs have emerged showing the luxurious interior of the private jet of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Cessna

The images show how the Royals travel in style with soft chairs, water bottles waiting for them on trays, television screens and spacious bathrooms that are large enough to change clothes

The images show how the Royals travel in style with soft chairs, water bottles waiting for them on trays, television screens and spacious bathrooms that are large enough to change clothes

The images show how the Royals travel in style with soft chairs, water bottles waiting for them on trays, television screens and spacious bathrooms that are large enough to change clothes

The technology of the aircraft is also specially designed to provide a safe and smooth flight, including a variable gear system that interchanges the valves to provide the best flight angle and high-quality carbon interruption. The cockpit is shown

The technology of the aircraft is also specially designed to provide a safe and smooth flight, including a variable gear system that interchanges the valves to provide the best flight angle and high-quality carbon interruption. The cockpit is shown

The technology of the aircraft is also specially designed to provide a safe and smooth flight, including a variable gear system that interchanges the valves to provide the best flight angle and high-quality carbon interruption. The cockpit is shown

The Cessna 680 Citation Sovereign aircraft, which can achieve top speeds of 592 mph, also has spacious bathrooms large enough for passengers to change clothes and LED lighting with a dimmer for passenger comfort.

The mechanics of the aircraft are also specially designed to ensure & # 39; smooth and safe flights & # 39 ;, including top class carbon brakes, a variable gear system that swaps the valves for the best flight angle and engines that minimize noise.

During the weekend, Harry, Meghan and Archie came aboard the private £ 15 million jet in Nice after three days at Sir Elton's home.

Their arrival in France came only two days after they flew home from Ibiza with a private jet after a six-night break to celebrate Meghan's 38th birthday.

It is estimated that each flight has a carbon footprint of more than three tons, which results in seven times more carbon emissions per person than a commercial flight.

They arrived in France with a 12-person Cessna plane last Wednesday, despite the fact that there were more than 20 scheduled commercial flights from London to Nice that day.

It is not known whether Meghan Markle and Prince Harry had enjoyed exactly the same food as in this photo, but the pictures show how guests are offered fine food instead of standard aircraft food on the private aircraft

It is not known whether Meghan Markle and Prince Harry had enjoyed exactly the same food as in this photo, but the pictures show how guests are offered fine food instead of standard aircraft food on the private aircraft

It is not known whether Meghan Markle and Prince Harry had enjoyed exactly the same food as in this photo, but the pictures show how guests are offered fine food instead of standard aircraft food on the private aircraft

The aircraft, which costs around £ 15 million, has room for 12 passengers, but also has a heavy carbon footprint, with each of the Royals flights creating a footprint of more than three tons - seven times more carbon emissions per person than a commercial flight

Het vliegtuig, dat ongeveer £ 15 miljoen kost, heeft ruimte voor 12 passagiers, maar heeft ook een zware koolstofvoetafdruk, waarbij elk van de Royals-vluchten een voetafdruk van meer dan drie ton creëert - zeven keer meer koolstofemissies per persoon dan een commerciële vlucht

Het vliegtuig, dat ongeveer £ 15 miljoen kost, heeft ruimte voor 12 passagiers, maar heeft ook een zware koolstofvoetafdruk, waarbij elk van de Royals-vluchten een voetafdruk van meer dan drie ton creëert – zeven keer meer koolstofemissies per persoon dan een commerciële vlucht

Hun eerdere reis naar Ibiza zou een voetafdruk van meer dan vier ton hebben opgeleverd.

De CO2-voetafdruk – kooldioxide die vrijkomt als direct gevolg van een activiteit – van een gemiddelde persoon in het VK is 13 ton per jaar.

De rij is geïntensiveerd nadat Piers Morgan hen bekritiseerde omdat ze 'eco-krijgers' waren zonder te oefenen wat ze prediken, terwijl verschillende beroemdheden hun verdediging hebben verdedigd.

Koninklijke bronnen zeiden dat de hertogin van Sussex 'geen tijd verspilt' op de openbare rij vanwege haar privéjetgebruik.

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