Apple has issued a $1 billion green bond, its second in two years, to help continue its push to convert its operations to utilize renewable energy sources, as well as its pledge to reduce its carbon footprint despite Trump's withdrawal from the Paris accord.
Leaders in business and government, as well as headlines, came out voicing protests against Trump's Thursday decision to withdraw from the Paris accord. The increased attention is bound to make investing in climate change more popular, one silver lining.
The NMTC and CDFI programs may be among what gets defunded in the new administration's FY2018 budget proposal. Other energy-related tax provisions like the PTC and ITC are also threatened.
As U.S. President Trump continues to get lobbied to remain in the Paris Climate Pact, some are already saying that he has, judging by his administration's recent actions , already virtually left. Over 600 million of tons in reduced CO2 by 2030 is at stake.