Kurt Cobb – Biography

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Short Biography  (181 words)

Kurt Cobb is an author, speaker, and columnist who speaks and writes frequently on energy and the environment. His novel Prelude provides a startling reinterpretation of contemporary events and a window onto our energy future. He is a regular contributor to the Energy Voices section of The Christian Science Monitor. He has written columns for the Paris-based science news site Scitizen and has a widely followed blog called Resource Insights.

His work has been featured on Resilience (formerly Energy Bulletin), The Oil Drum, OilPrice.com, OilVoice, Investing.com, Econ Matters, Peak Oil Review, 321energy, Common Dreams, Le Monde Diplomatique, and many other sites. He is a founding member of the Association for the Study of Peak Oil and Gas—USA, and he  has served on the board of the Arthur Morgan Institute for Community Solutions.

Cobb has worked as a newspaper reporter, an advertising executive and a communications consultant to political campaigns. Just after college he interned for syndicated columnist Jack Anderson in Washington, D.C. writing radio scripts and eventually even a couple of columns. He is a graduate of Stanford University and now lives in Portland, Oregon.


Capsule Biography (54 words)

Kurt Cobb is an author, speaker, and columnist whose novel Prelude provides a startling reinterpretation of contemporary events and a window onto our energy future. He writes a widely followed blog on energy and the environment called Resource Insights and is a regular contributor to the Energy Voices section of The Christian Science Monitor.

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