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Formula 1 is about to announce a major sustainability drive, but the reaction to Lewis Hamilton's environmental concerns highlighted the bad reputation of motorsport's green credentials. Can F1's new mission succeed?
When Lewis Hamilton comments on environmental issues he is quickly shot down by critics. How can a guy who flies around the world driving a car in circles for a living promote such views - isn't it a bit hypocritical?
Formula 1 faces similar flak whenever such green questions arise. Only last week, opponents of the proposed Miami Grand Prix cited noise, fumes and so on when outlining their objections in a local authority planning meeting.
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