Kurt Cobb


Kurt Cobb

Kurt Cobb

Kurt Cobb combines two professional identities. He is best known for his work as a blogger, columnist, speaker and author focusing on energy and the environment. He also works as an independent marketing and publicity consultant and writer who has served an eclectic group of corporate, nonprofit, governmental and political clients.

In his role as a commentator on energy and the environment, he is a regular contributor to the Energy Voices section of The Christian Science Monitor and author of the peak-oil-themed novel Prelude. His work has been featured on a variety of sites including Resilience, OilPrice.com, OilVoice, Econ Matters, Peak Oil Review, and Common Dreams. He is currently a fellow of the Arthur Morgan Institute for Community Solutions. He has given countless public presentations and writes a widely read blog called Resource Insights.


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Kurt Cobb: Money Cannot Manufacture Resources

Disproving the fatal assumption central planners make
Monday, September 21, 2015, 12:12 PM

Author Kurt Cobb writes frequently on energy and the environment and warns that our current economic policy suffers from a fatal degree of magical thinking: sufficient new resources will emerge if the price is high enough. » Read more