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29/05/2011 Merkel's Germany approves nuclear power phase-out

There were many anti-nuclear protests and in 2011, Merkel's government announced that it would close all of its nuclear power plants by the end of 2022. Following the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Germany has permanently shut down eight of its 17 reactors.


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  • Countries that have decided on a phase-out 

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  • Pros and cons of nuclear power 

  • Energy transition