Tom Blees is the author of Prescription for the Planet - The Painless Remedy for Our Energy & Environmental Crises. Tom is also the president of the Science Council for Global Initiatives. Many of the goals of SCGI, and the methods to achieve them, are elucidated in the pages of Blees's book. He is a member of the selection committee for the Global Energy Prize, considered Russia's equivalent of the Nobel Prize for energy research. His work has generated considerable interest among scientists and political figures around the world. Tom has been a consultant and advisor on energy technologies on the local, state, national, and international levels.

by Duncan Clark, Thursday 2 February 2012 07.56 EST

New "fast" nuclear reactors can solve Britain's radioactive waste problem by using the "waste" as fuel. This can provide as much as 500 years of zero-carbon electricity, according to the Department of Energy and Climate Change (Decc).

Britain's stockpile of nuclear waste includes more than 100 tonnes of plutonium and 35,000 tonnes of depleted uranium.

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