Monday, May 30, 2011

Germany announces end to nuclear power by 2022: Who's Next?

Germany will shut down all its nuclear plants by 2022, becoming the first major industrial power to give up atomic power, the country's environment minister announced early on Monday.

The decision, announced by environment minister Norbert Roettgen, came after a meeting of leaders of the ruling coalition headed by Chancellor Angela Merkel, which lasted from Sunday evening into the early hours of Monday. It will make Germany the first major industrial power to give up atomic power.

Source: The Times of India
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