Saying Goodbye to Nuclear Merkel Takes First Steps toward a Future of Renewables

When Angela Merkel declared a moratorium on nuclear energy after the recent disaster in Japan, critics accused her of playing politics. Now she appears to be serious. A national summit in Berlin has laid out a six-point plan to move Germany away from nuclear power.
Chancellor Merkel and German state governors held a summit in Berlin on Friday.

Chancellor Merkel and German state governors held a summit in Berlin on Friday.

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msm, with wires and reporting by Philipp Wittrock