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Vettel: F1 can help tackle climate change

(CNN)Since his first Formula One race 12 years ago, Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel has seen the sport change dramatically: New teams, new races, new technology; F1 is no stranger to evolution.But the sport is increasingly facing questions as to what it is doing to deal with F1's environment impact and what more can be done to help offset it.According to CleanTechnica, a single team could travel over 109,000 air miles over the 21-race calendar, meaning in total, all 10 teams would be burning approximately 147 million pounds of carbon dioxide just to showcase the sport around the globe.That's the same amount of emissions that come from charging over 8.5 billion smartphones.Vettel would like to see F1's resources and knowledge used to put th ...