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When Worlds Collide #61: Climate Change – Adapt Now or Perish Later!

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 7 April 2013 As Sri Lanka sizzles in April heat, some ask: is this due to global warming? Well, not exactly: high temperatures are typical for … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide #18: Living with Floods in Colombo: Between rain and the sea

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 3 June 2012 World Environment Day is once again being observed on June 5. It’s 40 years since the first UN Conference on the Human Environment … Continue reading

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