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Germany's dirty coal

18 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 03 December 2012

Germany may have said no to nuclear power, but does that mean yes to dirty coal? Steve Evans reports from the Ruhr coalfields on the energy compromises Germany is having to make.

Plus, science fiction author David Brin talks about the likelihood of extra terrestrial life.

And Lucy Kellaway of the Financial Times argues against the elevation of a simple cuppa into a 'consumer tea experience'.

(Image: A coal miner covered in coal dust, Credit: AFP/Getty Images)



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