Panel discusses impact of German shutdown on European, U.S. markets

Has Germany provided a model for the rest of Europe and the United States with the abandonment of its nuclear program? During today's E&ETV Event Coverage of a Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) discussion, a panel of German energy experts assesses the country's progress on energy since its decision to shut down nuclear power plants. Participants include: Franz Untersteller, environmental minister of the German state of Baden-Württemburg; Friedo Sielemann, counselor for energy and environment at the German Embassy; Kate Gordon, vice president of energy policy at the Center for American Progress; Ken Green, resident scholar on environment, energy and climate at the American Enterprise Institute; Dymphna van der Lans, senior trans-Atlantic fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the United States; and Jack Janes, executive director of the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies at Johns Hopkins University.