Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

Climate Change Impacts in the United States


The Third National Climate Assessment, described as the most authoritative scientific report on U.S. climate change impacts. Includes recent advances in climate change science, climate change impacts for 7 societal and environmental sectors, key impacts on U.S. regions, and the report’s 12 key findings.  From the U.S. Global Change Research Program


Impact of Oil and Gas Exploration on Affordable Housing

Categories: Energy,Housing/Homelessness,Income/Poverty

Provides a brief overview of affordable rental-housing programs, a discussion of the impacts of oil and gas exploration on the price of housing, and a review of how HUD and state agencies are responding to these impacts.  From the Department of Housing and Urban Development


Savings Fitness: A Guide to Your Money and Your Financial Future

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Labor/Employment,Retirement/Social Security

Booklet with information on how to plan and save for retirement.  From the Employment Benefits Security Administration, of the Department of Labor.