- Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 (PDF)
Organization: U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban AffairsThis link connects to the PDF (Adobe Acrobat) version of H.R. 1424, the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, Energy Improvement and Extension Act of 2008, and Tax Extenders and Alternative Minimum Tax Relief Act of 2008, which authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury to establish a Troubled Assets Relief Program to purchase troubled assets from financial institutions; provides Alternative Minimum Tax relief; extends expiring tax provisions and establishes energy tax incentives; and temporarily increases Federal Deposit Insurance limits.
- Global Warming
Organization: Woods Hole Research CenterExamine this beginner’s guide to gain an understanding of global warming. Topics include the greenhouse effect, scientific evidence for global warming, the causes and potential outcome of global warming, and the Kyoto Protocol.