In this episode, we look at Germany's nuclear energy future. In 2011, Angela Merkel announced a plan to shut down all atomic power plants - making Germany the only country in the world to do so.
But is this a populist policy brought about by hysteria and misinformation? And can green power really provide a viable alternative?
Also on the show, a bloody stabbing on a train in Bavaria sparks worries over terrorist attacks on German soil. Just weeks later, a supposed plot to attack Dusseldorf with machine guns and explosives is uncovered.
In our travel segment, we take a look at Cologne's magnificent cathedral.
And finally, some big news about the future of this very podcast! Head over to http://thisweekingermany.de/beermoney to help us survive!