NBC and Partners to buy Weather Channel

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC Universal and two partners said Sunday they have reached a deal to buy The Weather Channel from Landmark Communications Inc., ending a drawn-out process that had attracted interest from several major media companies. Financial terms weren’t disclosed, but a person familiar with the matter who insisted on anonymity said the…

Also Going Down: Carbon dioxide burial reaches a milestone

Climate project: Dr Peter Cook holds sandstone from the Otway Basin, where 10,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide has been stored underground. Photo: Glen McCurtayne From Australia’s The Age. Orietta Guerrera July 7, 2008 IT IS technology vital to the Government’s hopes of cutting greenhouse emissions from Australia’s huge coal-fired power stations: capturing carbon dioxide from…