“What it is about is balance. If I have to do that — it’s not a decision that I would want to take — but if I have to do that then I would ensure, as I have done previously and I will continue to make sure that I do, is to balance out that impact that I have. I have always offset my CO2,” he said.
Last month, Elton John admitted he had paid for Harry and Meghan, along with their four-month-old son, Archie, to fly by private jet for a stay at the British singer’s $27 million home in Nice. The Rocket Man singer justified the flight as “much-needed” for the couple’s “protection.”
The couple also reportedly chartered a private plane to Ibiza for the Duchess of Sussex’s birthday celebrations, while Prince Harry is also said to have flown by helicopter to speak at a Google Summer Camp in Italy about the effects of climate change.
The Sussexes environmental faux pas was further exacerbated by the fact that Prince William and Kate Middleton – along with their children Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis – chose to take a budget commercial flight to Balmoral in Scotland for their summer holiday.
WATCH the Cambridge family board a commercial budget flight:
In a further attempt to justify himself, Harry explained that no-one was perfect and everybody was responsible for their own individual impact on the environment.