Selective nuclear debating tactics are not helpful

Business Report 28 November 2011.

THE CALL by John Walmsley (Business Report, November 21) for more nuclear energy is not helpful. Presenting selected issues to ridicule those who object is not contributing to an informed debate.

Laymen who wish to form an opinion or review their assessment have a difficult but manageable task to inform themselves, especially if they have access to the internet. Reading on the websites of the Nuclear Institute and Eskom, on the one hand, and The Union of Concerned Scientists and the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, on the other, will be a good start…