A Green Future for Europe's Biggest Economy What Germany Must Learn from Chernobyl and Fukushima

Germany must speed up its transition to renewable energy in the wake of the Fukushima nuclear accident, writes Norbert Röttgen, the German environment minister, in an opinion piece. He says Germany can lead the way with a successful shift into green power that will boost its economy.
Von Norbert Röttgen
An aerial view of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant (2006 photo).

An aerial view of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant (2006 photo).

Foto: MYKOLA LAZORENKO/ AP