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Formula 1: Sebastian Vettel questions his F1 job amid CLIMATE CHANGE concerns, says ‘this is a very HUMAN message’

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Formula 1: Sebastian Vettel questions his F1 job amid CLIMATE CHANGE concerns: Sebastian Vettel reveals that his sentiments regarding sustainable power and climate change really do make him question his situation as a Formula 1 driver. Follow Formula 1 Updates on InsideSport.IN.

The 34-year-old, who is a four-time titleholder, frequently revolts against issues he has faith in and as of late, he wore a shirt at the Miami Grand Prix that read, “Miami 2060 – 1st Grand Prix Underwater – Act Now or Swim Later.”

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Formula 1: Sebastian Vettel questions his F1 job amid CLIMATE CHANGE concerns, says ‘this is a very HUMAN message’

On being asked about the message on his shirt, regarding the rising sea level in Miami, he said “It’s not a political message. I’m not a politician, I don’t want to be political. It’s a very human message. It’s great that we have a race here, there are great people here and it’s very exciting.”

Formula 1: Sebastian Vettel questions his F1 job amid CLIMATE CHANGE concerns, says 'this is a very HUMAN message'
Formula 1: Sebastian Vettel wearing a shirt at the Miami Grand Prix that read, “Miami 2060 – 1st Grand Prix Underwater – Act Now or Swim Later.”

“But, I find it alarming and I’m surprised we go to a place that’s not going to be there in 50 years’ time and everybody acts and carries on business as usual,” Vettel further explained.

The Aston Martin driver then showed up on BBC Question Time and talked about the difficulty his enthusiasm for Formula 1 and his perspectives on environmental issues bring. He said:

“Every time I step in the car, I love it. When I get out of the car, of course, I’m thinking is this something we should do, travel the world, ‘wasting’ resources? On the other hand, we are entertaining people, during Covid we were one of the first sports to start again and there were races back on.”

Formula 1: Sebastian Vettel questions his F1 job amid CLIMATE CHANGE concerns, says ‘this is a very HUMAN message’

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The German has been very open in acknowledging the fact that with the convictions he holds about the requirement for sustainable power, it is tricky to be a remain motivated in F1 unless those in power take necessary action.

Formula 1: Sebastian Vettel questions his F1 job amid CLIMATE CHANGE concerns, says ‘this is a very HUMAN message’

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