Meghan Markle and Prince Harry launched their Instagram account at the beginning of April, and have opted to dedicate each month to a particular cause. The royal account rotates the accounts they follow, according to causes and social issues they want to give particular weight to each month. May saw the first month of the social media campaigns, starting with mental health awareness, followed by backing PRIDE in June.
July has been dedicated to the environment and climate change, and urges fans to do their part in protecting the planet for future generations.
But this month’s charity theme has raised a few eyebrows, as last week it emerged the Royal Household’s travel emissions has risen 98 percent since 2018.
A report showed that the 2019 CO2 emission total for the Royal Family’s business travel was 3,344 tonnes, compared to 1,687 tonnes in 2018.
The Royal Family’s greenhouse gas emissions also increased this year, by three percent to 8,393 tonnes, due to a rise in the use of “chartered large fixed wing aircraft for foreign business travel”.
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have launched their third social media campaign (Image: Getty)
Meghan and Harry have visited several countries in the last year, including Morocco, Dublin, Sydney, Melbourne and New Zealand.
And Meghan also travelled in Amal Clooney’s private jet when she travelled