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The Green Queen

by | 1st, November 2004

‘EVER since the Queen opted to travel exclusively by a horse-drawn golden coach, we have applauded her environmentally responsible approach to life.

The transport of the future?

But there is more than to Her Majesty’s green credentials than horse manure and the solar panels in her crown, and the Mail has seen a few of the changes she’s made.

Before Wednesday, when the green Queen will address a conference on climate change in Berlin, the Mail would like its readers to consider the Queen’s record to date.

And it is impressive.

For starters, the fleet of royal limousines has been converted to run on environmentally-friendly liquefied petroleum.

Light at Buckingham Palace is given by energy-saving light-bulbs. The Palace’s skylights have been double-glazed and a recycling programme implemented.

Other than the Royal Family moving from their palatial London residence into a small castle or ”flat” as royals call it we struggle to think what more the Queen

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