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What the papers say - THE INDEPENDENT

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Prime Minister Tony Blair is planning to reduce carbon dioxide emissions with a new generation of nuclear power stations, rejecting the idea of asking people to change their living standards. Blair is planning a government statement on a change of policy before the summer, in the face of opposition from cabinet ministers including environment secretary Margaret Beckett.

The official in charge of rebuilding Indonesia's Aceh province devastated by the Boxing Day tsunami has said he was shocked at how little has been done.

Kuntoro Mangkusubroto said bureaucracy would mean £326M destined for rebuilding work will not be available till September.

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