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Busting the carbon and cost myths of Germany's nuclear exit
Damian Carrington, Berlin - Wednesday 23 May 2012 08.15 BST
Critics of the atomic phase-out said energy emissions, costs and imports would all rise. They were wrong.
With the UK taking another step towards supporting new nuclear power on Tuesday – at either no extra cost to the consumer if you believe ministers, or substantial cost if you believe most others – it's worth taking a look at what actually happens when you phase out nuclear power in a large, industrial nation.