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  • (n) French writer regarded as the originator of the modern essay (1533-1592)

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News

  1. Guest Post: Melting Ice And Freezing Fossil Fuels Ambitions

    Submitted by James Stafford via OilPrice.com , It’s not mere anecdotal evidence: Visibly melting sea ice is the best evidence that the planet is warming. So prospecting for oil in the Arctic is a tricky endeavor that must be undertaken slowly and with extreme caution, argues Fen Montaigne, senior editor of Yale Environment 360 , author of “ Fraser’s Penguins: A Journey to the Future in ...
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Zero Hedge

  2. Global warming and the politics of fossil fuel

    We’re not going to be able to transition to a non-fossil-fuel economy overnight, Fen Montaigne, senior editor of Yale Environment 360, said in an interview with OilPrice.com. But if you keep approving tar sands projects, or massive pipelines, or drilling in the Arctic, when does it stop?
    on June 27, 2013     Source: The Christian Science Monitor

Quotes

  1. Huffington says, "The first step is to acknowledge your fear. The minute we become aware of a fear, we begin to take mastery over it. Our fears are often not very rational. It's like Montaigne said, 'There are so many terrible things in my life, but...
    on Apr 6, 2007 By: Arianna Huffington Source: PR Newswire (press release)

  2. In an account for the Petit Journal, the poet Guillaume Apollinaire wrote: "On Avenue Montaigne people organised pleasure tours by boat. For two sous, you pass by the smartest hotels and photographers will take your picture as a flood victim for the...
    on Jan 7, 2010 By: Guillaume Apollinaire Source: The Guardian

  3. "The Montaigne Medal is an integral part of the annual Hoffer Awards for books and prose," said Christopher Klim, award winning author and Chair of the Eric Hoffer Awards.
    on Apr 22, 2008 By: Christopher Klim Source: PR Web (press release)

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