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When Worlds Collide #22: Managing ‘Spaceship Earth’ without a Manual

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 1 July 2012 There is a best-selling little book titled Everything Men Know About Women. Written by Cindy Cashman (under the pseudonym of Dr Alan Francis), … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide #21: Walking in Rio with Three Friendly Ghosts…

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 24 June 2012 As government officials, activists, researchers and journalists from around the world converged in Rio de Janeiro this week for the UN Conference on … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide #20: Can Journalists Save the Planet?

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 17 June 2012 I have a confession to make: I was once an environmental journalist. With all good intentions, I thought I could help save the … 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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