Germany’s government has no intention of changing its policies on nuclear energy even as worry about a halt to Russian gas supplies intensifies among politicians. Following calls from opposition parties to discuss the extension of the lives of Germany’s three remaining nuclear power plants, Chancellor Olaf Scholz said the decision on these power plants had already been made. “We also know that building new nuclear power plants makes little sense,” Scholz told media s quoted by the AP, adding “If someone decides to do so now they would have to spend 12-18 billion euros on each nuclear power plants and it wouldn’t open until 2037 or 2038. And besides, the fuel rods are generally imported from Russia. As such one should think about what one does.” Instead of prolonging the lives of its nuclear power plants, Germany will extend the life of coal plants and use them in case […]