Tag Archives: Ernst Schumacher

When Worlds Collide #45: Reimagine Development: Where Nobody Gets Left Behind

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 9 December 2012 Paul Hermann Müller (1899 – 1965) was a Swiss chemist. He won the 1948 Nobel Prize in physiology (medicine) for his 1939 discovery … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide #19: How Green is the Lankan Economy?

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 10 June 2012 The Lankan economy is seen or projected in different colours and hues. The Parliamentary opposition often tells us the economy is in the … 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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