"[Then] more sustainable fuels, whether it is synthetic fuels or something else can be very interesting but need to be looked at with our fuel and oil partners, of course, because we don't want to have an escalating fuel and oil war, as interesting as it would be to push boundaries, so it's about the right compromise."
F1's environmental goals took a hit last year when Honda announced it would pull out of the sport at the end of this season to restructure itself to accommodate its own carbon-neutrality efforts.
But in contrast to Honda's decision, recently appointed Renault CEO Luca de Meo explained the push for a more environmentally-friendly formula was a driving force in keeping the team in the sport as Alpine.
"I think we also need to address this expectation because it is an expectation of society," he explained. "It is not only pushed by regulators, it is important for younger generations. We need to address this issue."
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