Germany reconsiders nuclear power

The World

On Wednesday, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said it might “make sense” to extend the lives of Germany’s last nuclear power plants. The war in Ukraine, and Russia’s slowdown of gas deliveries to Germany have put Europe’s largest economy in a bind. Host Marco Werman speaks with German energy analyst Andreas Schroeder about Scholz's consideration of a reversal of plans to shut down the plants at the end of this year, and how environmentally minded Germans may respond to a decision to keep German nuclear power stations up and running.