Questions About the Nuclear Shutdown Merkel Under Pressure Following Moratorium

On Monday, Angela Merkel pulled the plug -- at least for the next three months -- on her own government's policy to extend the lifespan of nuclear power plants. The move has angered many in her conservative party, who have defended nuclear power for decades. Questions persist about the legality of her move.
The newly anti-nuclear chancellor.

The newly anti-nuclear chancellor.

Foto: Patrick Seeger/ dpa
Reported by Sebastian Fischer, Severin Weiland and Philipp Wittrock