Sunak will today pledge an extra £1.6billion of UK taxpayer's money for environmental projects, aimed at stopping and reversing deforestation, protecting the natural environment, and accelerating the global transition to clean energy
"What most kids also ask about more is nature. They ask about things like plastics and pollution, they all saw Blue Planet. This focus on nature recovery is so important. There’s no way to get to net zero without involving nature."
He added: "My kids are really lucky right. We live, when we’re not in Downing St, in one of the most beautiful parts of the country. I get to take them out to two national parks. I live in between two national parks, the Moors and the Dales.
"That’s what my rare weekends at home are about. It’s spectacular. That’s what they grow up in.
"They’re very fortunate to be able to do that, not everyone is which why part of our nature plan is to improve access for all kids to have access to the countryside, but also to nature closer to home."