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When Worlds Collide #51: When Your Home Becomes a ‘Gas Chamber’

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 27 January 2013 The new Global Burden of Disease (GBD) report, released in December 2012, says air pollution has become one of the top 10 killers … 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 #2: Get used to the ‘Idiot Box’, folks!

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 12 Feb 2012 Question: What was gifted to Sri Lanka’s Children of ’77 in 1979, was properly unpacked three years later, and over the next three … Continue reading

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