Germany's pricey nuclear burial

Germany is accelerating toward a green energy future, but the removal of its nuclear past could take decades and cost upwards of €18 billion euros.

Peter Klimmek has spent his entire career at a nuclear plant in Germany. Next year, he will retire – just months before his workplace does.

The nuclear plant in the small and remote village of Wuergassen, halfway between Frankfurt and Hamburg, has been Klimmek's passion for the past 37 years.


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