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When Worlds Collide #89: Our Long Road to Cleaner and Safer Cities…

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday broadsheet newspaper on 27 October 2013 Indian environmental activist Sunita Narain was seriously injured while cycling in New Delhi last Sunday, October 20. She was hit by a car while … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide #23: ‘Slow Murder’ by Subsidised Diesel Fumes

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 8 July 2012 Sometimes well-meaning yet ill-informed environmentalists can be their own worst enemy. By barking up the wrong tree, they distort public sentiments and even … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide #4: Riding into Healthy Cities, or Dreaming of SUVs?

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 26 Feb 2012 The late — and great – innovator Ray Wijewardene was best known for building and flying ultra-light aircraft. But he was also interested … Continue reading

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