4 Reflections on the debate
Having looked at the range of arguments and weighed the evidence, you should now be able to reach your own conclusion on the question: Do we need nuclear energy?
Is your answer any different from the answer you gave to the initial question, of whether you were in favour of or against nuclear energy? If it is different, what made you change your view? If your position on the question remains unaltered, why is this?
You have been looking at the question in general terms. What about if a new nuclear power station were proposed on a site near where you live? Would it make any difference to your general judgement?