Prince Harry, 36, and Meghan Markle, 39, were spotted getting into “as far from eco-friendly as possible” in July despite their views on environmental issues. The car has been labelled by the Environmental Transport Association as one of the 10 worst cars for the planet. One review from leftlanenews.com describes the current model as “about as far from eco-friendly as possible”.
Royal expert Angela Levin hit out at the royal couple for not abiding by their own rules.
Speaking at talkRADIO, Ms Levin said: “They have said they’re not going to give up their gas-guzzling car even though they’re worried about climate change and pollution in the air.
“I think to myself, how on earth can you expect other people to do it?
“We need an example, we need examples from the Royal Family.
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“But they make themselves out to be so special that they don’t have to abide by these things but they can tell us all what we have to do and how we have to do it.”
Presenter Mike Graham added: “Of course. You think at the very least they would get an electric version of whatever it is they’ve got.”
Their comments come just months after Harry came under attack for launching an eco-friendly holiday scheme which tracks flight pollution after taking private jets to speaking engagements.
The Duke was caught in a PR disaster after he and Meghan took short-haul trips by private jet.
The Sussexes have been praised for speaking out on green issues and telling people to cut their carbon footprint.
But it emerged the royal couple took two luxury jets in six days in August 2019.
PR guru Mark Borkowski said last night: “It doesn’t look good. When things like this occur.
“They should look to Greta Thunberg. She is clearly more astute about public image than this couple of A-listers seem to be.
“It just takes some common sense and their PR advisers should be sitting down with them right now to explain how bad this looks.”