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CalSTRS Takes Action to Divest of All Non-U.S. Thermal Coal Holdings



“Coal is the fuel of America’s past. At a time when clean-energy jobs far outpace those of the dying coal industry, why should we continue to invest in a product that pollutes the air, sickens our children and contributes to global warming,” said California State Treasurer John Chiang, who is also a Teachers’ Retirement Board member. “CalSTRS did what was right for California’s taxpayers, for our members and for the planet.”

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