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By Mike Duff, Car and Driver --Anniversaries give automakers the chance to reflect on past glories and hint at future ones, and the transition to three digits is a particularly good age to do both. Bentley is celebrating its centenary this week by showing this stylish concept, the EXP 100 GT, as the brand's look at the "grand tourer of 2035." We're told to see it as confirmation of both Bentley's commitment to electrification and autonomous operation, but also showing the design direction we can expect forthcoming models to take in the shorter term.The EXP 100 is pure electric, with Bentley...

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By Catharine Smith, HuffPost US -- By now, the headlines about dead whales washing ashore with pounds of plastic in their belly are commonplace. Photos of bird carcasses bursting with bottle caps and other plastic detritus are seared into our memory. But plastic’s effects on nature doesn’t stop there ― it’s also making climate change worse.A new report published this week by the Center for International Environmental Law details the greenhouse gas emissions from each step in the lifecycle of plastics: from fossil fuel extraction, transport and refining to the production of consumer goods, the managing of plastic waste, and...

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