Chris Martenson

Chris Martenson, PhD (Duke), MBA (Cornell) is an economic researcher and futurist specializing in energy and resource depletion, and co-founder of (along with Adam Taggart). 

About PeakProsperity:  Our primary goal is to position you, your loved ones, and your community for a positive tomorrow by taking prudent action today.  We built this site to help you stay informed, build resilience into your life and connect with other concerned citizens – to help you take whatever preparations you feel are appropriate given your conclusions around what may transpire in the coming years.

The Accellerated Crash Course

This 'Accelerated' Crash Course video condenses over 4.5 hours' worth of detailed material on the trends most likely to shape your future into an easy-to-follow exploration that takes less than an hour to view.

V1.5 - Peak Prosperity

Martenson's YouTube Channel

Here are links to Chris' recent appearances in the media: 

As one of the early econobloggers who forecasted the housing market collapse and stock market correction years in advance, Chris rose to prominence with the launch of his seminal video seminar: The Crash Course which has also been published in book form (Wiley, March 2011). 

It's a popular and extremely well-regarded distillation of the interconnected forces in the Economy, Energy and the Environment (the "Three Es" as Chris calls them) that are shaping the future, one that will be defined by increasing challenges to growth as we have known it. 

In addition to the analysis and commentary he writes for his site, Chris' insights are in high demand by the media as well as academic, civic and private organizations around the world, including institutions such as the UN, the UK House of Commons and US State Legislatures.

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