Tag Archives: UNEP

When Worlds Collide #85: Climate Change – Big picture and small pixels

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday broadsheet newspaper on 29 September 2013 The UN climate panel (IPCC) reconfirms that accelerated climate change is happening without any doubt. In its latest assessment report, released in Stockholm this … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide #34: Ozone/Climate Nexus – From Shattered Sky to a Warming Planet

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 23 September 2012 “Why don’t the greenhouse gases escape through the Ozone Hole?” The misperception of the TV viewer in this cartoon (which first appeared in … 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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When Worlds Collide #15: Robert Lamb – The Earth’s Reporter

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 13 May 2012 Exactly three months ago, on 13 February 2012, Robert Paul Lamb died at his London home. With his untimely exit, I lost a … Continue reading

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