Prince William Earthshot Prize could go to 14-year-old girl who invented solar-powered ironing cart

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A 14-year-old schoolgirl is in the running to win a £1 million prize from Prince William, after inventing a solar-powered iron cart to drastically cut pollution.

While others her age were on school strikes to protest about climate change, Vinisha Umashankar turned her hand to engineering, designing an innovative cart which runs on five hours of sunshine to transform a traditional trade in India.

There are currently around 10 million ironing carts in her country running on charcoal, which burn constantly throughout the day causing lung disease and high levels of pollution.

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