Nuclear Power

How big a hit has the worlds nuclear industry taken in the months since the Fukushima nuclear plant was devastated by the Japanese earthquake?

Germany and Italy have made headlines by turning their backs on a nuclear powered future, but was that the result of a measured risk assessment or an instinctive emotional response?

Stephen Sackur is joined two guests. John Ritch, Director General, World Nuclear Association and Sven Giegold a leading German Green member of the European parliament.

Which is more frightening, a world with or without nuclear power?

25 minutes

Last on

Sat 30 Jul 2011 11:05 GMT