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Entertainment Coldplay in pedal-powered performance to launch William’s Earthshot Prize

00:51  18 october  2021
00:51  18 october  2021 Source:   msn.com

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The performance will be part of the inaugural Earthshot Prize ceremony. Hosted by Dermot O'Leary and Clara Amfo, the event will also see other acts including Shawn Mendes perform . A source said: “The organisers of the Earthshot Prize wanted to make sure the ceremony went off with a bang. And having Coldplay performing with 60 cyclists pedalling like crazy next to them is definitely going to catch people’ s attention. “They will be singing outside of Ally Pally with everything powered by the people next to them on bikes — it’ s a real statement to make and something the lads are totally on

Coldplay is performing at the first-ever Earthshot Prize Awards ceremony, which is being held in London on October 17. The Earthshot Prize was created by Great Britain’ s Prince William and The Royal Foundation to encourage scientists to develop the “most inspiring and innovative solutions” to the world’ s biggest environmental challenges. There will be five winners announced, and each will get one million pounds — about .36 million U. S . — to scale and support their innovations. Coldplay ’ s performance , which will take place outside of London’ s Alexandra Palace music venue, will be

The Duke of Cambridge’s Earthshot Prize was launched with a special performance by Coldplay, powered by 60 people pedalling bicycles.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge speak with guests as they attend the first Earthshot Prize awards ceremony at Alexandra Palace (Alberto Pezzali/PA) © Alberto Pezzali The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge speak with guests as they attend the first Earthshot Prize awards ceremony at Alexandra Palace (Alberto Pezzali/PA)

The musicians staged a colourful show, recorded on Monday, that kicked off the inaugural ceremony for William’s ambitious environmental prize aimed at finding solutions to repair the planet.

Guests arrived at Alexandra Palace in north London on the aptly coloured Green carpet and were encouraged to think sustainably when choosing their outfits.

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Prince William and Kate Middleton Announce Inaugural Earthshot Prize Awards Winners, Tease 2022 Event in U. S . "I'm delighted to announce that the Earthshot Prize will be heading to the United States of America in 2022," Prince William said on Sunday. The ceremony began with an address from the international space station and the entertainment started with Coldplay performing "My Universe," featuring BTS – in a unique environmentally-friendly show. The band – performing in a segment filmed on Monday night -- was powered by 60 cyclists generating the electricity needed for the performance .

Queen Elizabeth II' s grandson Prince William will bestow his inaugural " Earthshot " environmental prize at a gala ceremony on Sunday, after a buildup marked by royal displeasure at world leaders' inaction on climate change. At the televised event - featuring the renowned naturalist David Attenborough and "I'm hoping the prize will galvanise a lot of people in positions of responsibility to go further, bigger and actually start to deliver." Those nominated include an Indian teenager who has designed a solar- powered ironing cart, and Costa Rica, which is pioneering a project to pay people to

The Duchess of Cambridge wore a 10-year-old Alexander McQueen dress and Harry Potter actress Emma Watson looked chic in an outfit made from 10 up-cycled wedding dresses from Oxfam.

In a video message pre-recorded from the London Eye William said: “Today the warning sounds around the world are clear.

“We don’t need a Moonshot, we need Earthshots.

“Each year for the next 10 years we will award five prizes, one for each Earthshot, to those who bring hope into our future.”

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive for the first Earthshot Prize awards ceremony at Alexandra Palace (Alberto Pezzali/PA) © Provided by PA Media The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive for the first Earthshot Prize awards ceremony at Alexandra Palace (Alberto Pezzali/PA)

William said many of the answers to mitigate the challenges the earth faces are “out there” but “we need everyone from all parts of society to raise their ambition and unite in repairing out planet.

Clara Amfo shares insight into her visit to Prince William's house for Earthshot Prize Awards

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Prince William has launched the Earthshot Prize alongside Sir David Attenborough, which will offer a £50 million prize to find solutions to help fight climate change. He joked he was the 'boring coach' in charge of the team of innovators.

The Earthshot Prize is a Nobel-like award for the environment founded by the Duke of Cambridge and renowned British naturalist David Attenborough to inspire innovative solutions to the most pressing environmental challenges currently facing the planet. “We are alive in the most consequential time in The ceremony will also feature musical performances from artists including Coldplay , Ed Sheeran as well as KSI and Yemi Alade, and Shawn Mendes. Each winning solution will be awarded £1 million (.3 million) in prize funding to help support and scale these ingenious innovations, with the potential

“The future is ours to determine, but if we set out minds to it nothing is impossible.”

William’s Earthshot Prize takes its inspiration from the Apollo moon landings, nicknamed Moonshot, which helped advance mankind’s technological achievements.

Dame Emma Thompson (Dominic Lipinski/PA) © Provided by PA Media Dame Emma Thompson (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

It features five categories, or Earthshots – Protect and restore nature; Clean our air, Revive our oceans; Build a waste-free world; and Fix our climate – which organisers say, if achieved by 2030, would improve life for all.

No stars have flown to London and guests were asked by organisers to “consider the environment when choosing their outfit”.

Speaking on her way into the event, Dame Emma criticised throwaway culture and said her parents would have been horrified by how society dumps its waste on the streets.

She said: “If we had shown my parents how people live (today) how they will wander down the streets and coffee cup, immediately throw it away, eat, throwaway, everything throwaway, they would’ve gone ‘what’s going on?’.”

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have shared candid couple photographs .
The black and white photos were taken back-stage at The Earthshot Prize awards ceremony, which took place on Sunday (18 October). © Max Mumby/Indigo - Getty Images The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have shared candid couple photographs which were taken back-stage . In one photo, the couple emerge through a pair of curtains backstage, laughing together. In another, Kate has her arm round Prince William as they share a word together at the reception.

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