How climate change transformed the Earth in 2016

Last month, the average Arctic sea ice extent — the measurement scientists use to represent the area of ocean where there is at least some sea ice — was 17.7 percent below the averages from 1981 to 2010, according to NOAA. That’s the lowest November extent since the NOAA began keeping records in 1979.

One has to be selective while buying stocks, says Rajeev Thakkar of PPFAS Mutual Fund

The mood may be cautious on Dalal Street. However, many mutual fund investors view the sharp fall in the stock market due to the Covid-19 crisis as a once in a lifetime opportunity to get rich quickly. ETMutualFunds.com spoke to Rajeev Thakkar, CIO, PPFAS Mutual Fund, to get some perspective. Thakkar, known for maintaining a […]

Nipsey Hussle was killed next to a school. His death still haunts students

View Park, founded about two decades ago, draws its 500 students from the nearby area, including Compton and Inglewood, and is part of the Inner City Education Foundation, one the first charter networks in Los Angeles. Today, the high school’s student population is 97% black, and 7 out of 10 students qualify for free or […]

Special Report: Why metro Houston fears the next big storm

That led to his big idea: build a 60-mile-long, 17-foot-tall dike that would guard against the next hurricane that hits the long, thin barrier island on which Galveston sits. Like its Dutch inspiration, his idea included massive gates that would swing shut as a storm approached, blocking the 1.7-mile-wide entrance to Galveston Bay. The gate […]

Special Report – Why metro Houston fears the next big storm

That led to his big idea: build a 60-mile-long, 17-foot-tall dike that would guard against the next hurricane that hits the long, thin barrier island on which Galveston sits. Like its Dutch inspiration, his idea included massive gates that would swing shut as a storm approached, blocking the 1.7-mile-wide entrance to Galveston Bay. The gate […]