Aubrey McClendon, chair of the natural gas company Chesapeake Energy, is giving up his role as chairman (but will remain CEO). McClendon faced criticism for mixing his personal finances with the company’s business.

More Indonesian palm oil plantations are going on peatland, which means more intensive carbon emissions, which means … well, you guys know what that means.

In the Pacific, climate change could create some new coral reefs.

Without nuclear power, Japan’s expecting electricity shortages this summer.

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Hey, what do you know, fracking DOES contaminate wells.