Tag Archives: Institute of Policy Studies (IPS)

When Worlds Collide #59: Seeking Clarity in Murky Waters

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 24 March 2013 When it comes to collectively and rationally managing our freshwater, many Lankans seem to suspend their good judgement. Any passing conspiracy theory, no … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide #30: Watch out! Everybody Lives Downstream…

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 26 August 2012 My column last week, on large scale chronic kidney failure (scientifically abbreviated as CKDu) that has become a major public health crisis in … Continue reading

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