Prince Albert II of Monaco Discusses Climate Change
December 14, 2009
HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, Marquis of Baux, addressed a National Press Club luncheon on November 30, to discuss the environment and climate change. H.S.H. the Prince was in Washington, D.C., for the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Antarctic Treaty on December 1. The son of Prince Rainier III and Princess Grace, H.S.H. the Prince has played a leading role on global environmental issues. At the United Nations he recently called on the international community to take stronger action to curb global warming pollution and to address new industrial threats to protect Arctic ice. The monarch of Monaco is founder of the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, which he set up to protect the environment and encourage sustainable development by responding to three major issues: climate change, biodiversity, and water.