Roundup 12/16: Can't Touch This Edition

<p>Melissa Axelrod</p>

Melissa Axelrod

Senator John Kerry in Copenhagen: "The naysayers predicting defeat are wrong. ...With a successful deal here in Copenhagen, next year, the United States Congress, House, and Senate, will pass comprehensive energy-climate legislation that will reduce America's emissions."

The Chernobyl Reactor has remained more radioactive than expected.

Twelve industrialized nations and six developing countries have formed a research alliance to focus on measuring and reducing greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture, which accounts for 14% of global emissions.

Environmentalists are filing suit to protect sea turtles, they say.