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F1's plan to offset 255K tonne carbon footprint

(CNN)Formula One has announced a new 10-year plan to "change the face of the sport" and become carbon neutral by 2030.The sport has faced increasing criticism over its current yearly output of 255,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide given the climate emergency.Only 0.7% of F1's emissions come from the cars on track, with the majority of the sport's carbon footprint -- excluding fan travel -- resulting from teams and equipment traveling to races around the world.Teams will look to reduce the number of people that travel to each race, instead using improved communication technology to allow strategists and analysts to work remotely back at headquarters.F1 also wants to increase the use of rail and road travel to transport kit to races as a way of r ...