Japan tragedy: time for Europe to scrap nuclear power?

As Japan’s nuclear tragedy intensifies, governments across Europe are divided over the future of nuclear power. France, the world's second-largest producer insists that it will continue to rely on nuclear energy to preserve the country's energy independence. But last week, in Germany, Angela Merkel decided to close temporarily seven plants. Does the Japanese tragedy herald the end of atomic power in Europe?

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Guests:

Sven GIEGOLD
German MEP
Group of the Greens

Lena KOLARSKA-BOBIŃSKA
Polish MEP, European People's Party

Presented  by Christophe Robeet

Produced by Anastasia Metral

 

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