Peabody Coal, the world’s largest private coal company, just declared bankruptcy. That’s because it’s a very, very bad time to be in the coal business–and so it’s finally a slightly better time to be a human who likes to breathe. Sadly, coal’s death is partially being caused by the growth of fracked natural gas. So enjoy the clean air during the earthquakes, explosive tap water, and methane-leak-induced catastrophic climate change.MC
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