Tag Archives: Dr Tilak Siyambalapitiya

When Worlds Collide #80: When politicians turn to science for evidence…

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday broadsheet newspaper on 25 August 2013 “For every expert, there is an equal and opposite expert!” With those tongue-in-cheek words, Sir Arthur C Clarke opened a June 1998 … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide #10: Wanted: Our own ‘Cool Biz’ to save energy!

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 8 April 2012 Now we’re feeling the heat – literally. The period from February to May is the hottest time of the year for most parts … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide #8: Beware of ‘Vampires’ Sucking Out Your Power!

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 25 March 2012 This year’s Earth Hour will be observed worldwide on Saturday 31 March 2012. That evening, millions of businesses and households will voluntarily switch … Continue reading

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