How to get kids interested in gardening? Encourage them to grow seeds

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Sue Bennett became a gardening advocate by accident. Now it’s her full-time cause. Her focus is devoted to young sprouts, kids just learning how plants grow. The more they learn and share, the more that gardening passion takes root. “I don’t want them to wait until retirement — like me — to discover…

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Are Fossil Fuel Companies Telling Investors Enough About the Risks of Climate Change?

Prior to President Donald Trump taking office, there was a push to require oil and gas companies to inform their investors about the risks of climate change. As governments step up efforts to regulate carbon emissions, the thinking goes, fossil fuel companies’ assets could depreciate in value over time. The Securities and Exchange Commission, for example,…

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Organic food sales soar as shoppers put quality before price

Retailers say demand is at its highest for a decade with popularity spreading from fruit and vegetables to other groceries