Author, The End of Oil
A journalist since 1983, Paul Roberts writes and lectures frequently on the complex interplay of economics, technology, and the natural world.
The End of Oil is his first book. Roberts also writes for Harper's Magazine and The Los Angeles Times, and has appeared in The Washington Post, Slate, USA Today, The New Republic, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, and Outside magazine. He was a finalist for the National Magazine Award (1999) and for the New York Public Library Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism in 2005.
A long-time observer of energy issues and politics, Roberts appears regularly on national and international television and radio news shows, including CNN's Lou Dobbs, the BBC, PBS NewsHour, MSNBC, CBS Evening News, and on NPR's Morning Edition, On Point, Weekend Edition, and Fresh Air.
He lives in Washington state.