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Prince William and Kate Middleton Are Heading to Boston — with a Little Help from the Red Sox!

Prince William and Kate Middleton are bringing the Earthshot Prize to the US

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After previously announcing that the second Earthshot Prize awards ceremony will be taking place in the United Statesthe couple revealed the exact location on Twitter on Wednesday, sharing that they are heading to the city of Boston in December.

“In 2022, we’re back and bringing Earthshot to the USA where we’ll award the next five winners of the Prize,” William, who created the global environment awards in October 2020, says in a video on Twitter.

The video then cuts to Red Sox All-Star Xander Bogaerts from the home of the iconic baseball team at Fenway Park.

“And we will be doing it right here in Boston,” Bogaerts says from the outfield.

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During their visit to Boston, Massachusetts, the couple will also spotlight and celebrate the “inspiring” city for their work on addressing the impacts of climate change and building a resilient future, they said in a statement.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were last in the US in 2014 during their visit to New York. Their first visit to the US together was shortly after their royal wedding in 2011, when they headed to Los Angeles.

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William departing the Fitzwilliam Museum during an official visit to Cambridgeshire

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William departing the Fitzwilliam Museum during an official visit to Cambridgeshire

Neil Mockford/GC Images Kate Middleton and Prince William

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Kate and Prince William, both 40, hinted that an announcement was imminent on July 19, when they shared a question on Twitter.

“Who’s good at geography?” they wrote. “Complete the phrase: @EarthshotPrize 2022 is going to be held in _____!”

Inspired by President John F. Kennedy‘s famed 10-year goal of landing on the moon (known as Moonshot), the Earthshot Prize aims to promote impactful approaches to the world’s most pressing environmental challenges. Fittingly, the announcement that the second awards ceremony will be held in Boston comes on the anniversary of the moon landing.

The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation will serve as host partner alongside Mayor Michelle Wu and the City of Boston.

“There is no more important Moonshot today than repairing the planet and no better place to harness the Moonshot spirit than the City of Boston,” said Ambassador Caroline Kennedy in a press release on Monday. “It is a great tribute to President Kennedy that The Earthshot Prize will partner with the JFK Library Foundation to host the 2022 ceremony in Boston and inspire a new generation with the possibility of a sustainable future.”

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge attends the Earthshot Prize 2021 at Alexandra Palace on October 17, 2021 in London, England.

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge attends the Earthshot Prize 2021 at Alexandra Palace on October 17, 2021 in London, England.

Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Prince William at the Earthshot Prize ceremony

Earlier this month, the Earthshot Prize officially became an independent charity apart from the couple’s Royal Foundation with Prince William taking on the role of president.

“The urgency of the situation can’t be overstated,” William told PEOPLE exclusively following the inaugural Earthshot Prize ceremony in October. “But through the Earthshot Prize, I want to show people across the world why there is reason to be hopeful.”

Seeing the incredible solutions that have been developed by the first winners of the Prize — and all of our finalists — shows us that the answers are out there,” said the Duke of Cambridge. “By recognizing these efforts and supporting and scaling them to be the best they can be, we can inspire the confidence that a healthier, more sustainable future is within our grasp.”

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Since he first conceived of the Earthshot Prize, William has always had children Prince George8, Princess Charlotte7, and Prince Louis4 in mind.

According to former CEO of The Royal Foundation Jason Knauf, “The challenge the Duke set himself was, ‘What is the maximum positive personal contribution I can make in the next 10 years in the fight against climate change? What am I going to do in the next decade that means I can look my children in the eye and say that I did my bit?’ Every aspect of the Prize bears the stamp of his contribution.”

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attend the Earthshot Prize 2021 at Alexandra Palace on October 17, 2021 in London, England.

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attend the Earthshot Prize 2021 at Alexandra Palace on October 17, 2021 in London, England.

Samir Hussein/WireImage Prince William and Kate Middleton

Prince William and Kate hit the green carpet in London this past October for the inaugural Earthshot Prize awards. From a pool of 15 finalistsfive winners were announced, one each from five categories the minds behind Earthshot have critical focus areas to save the planet: Protect and Restore Nature, Clean Our Air, Revive Our Oceans, Build a Waste-Free World and Fix Our Climate.

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