Japan tragedy: time for Europe to scrap nuclear power?
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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?
Group of the Greens
Polish MEP, European People's Party
Presented by Christophe Robeet
Produced by Anastasia Metral