The German government has presented a landmark bill on splitting up the multibillion euro cost of storing thousands of tonnes of nuclear waste, a critical element of the country’s efforts to deal with its nuclear legacy.

Berlin decided after the 2011 Fukushima disaster to switch off all its nuclear power stations by 2022, and has been trying to figure out ever since who should bear the cost of the shutdown and subsequent clean-up, which is expected to total €48bn. Continue Reading.