Super Natural: A New Vision of the Unexplained

April 24, 2015
I have completed Super Natural with my collaborator, Jeff Kripal, the Religion Chair at Rice University. It's going to be published by Tarcher/Penguin in February of 2016. Jeff is a religion scholar who specializes in modern myth. He is open-minded... continued

Climate Change and Pope Francis

March 29, 2015
I have been writing about the dangers of climate change since I published Nature's End with Jim Kunetka in 1985. It was considered overstated. When Art and I published Superstorm, it was considered overstated. It turns out that neither book... continued

Disclosure: Are We Ready?

February 23, 2015
When in his final tweet as a presidential adviser, John Podesta said that he was disappointed that he had been unable to achieve release of still secret UFO files in 2014, the general media at first assumed that it was... continued

Anne: Lady in Autumn

January 9, 2015
I am sitting here in Anne's hospital room reflecting on the forty-five years of our marriage and all she has accomplished and all she has given. She lies beside me sleeping. Mostly now, that's what she does. Her body is... continued

The Reality behind Interstellar–Not What You’d Expect

December 8, 2014
I have been thinking long and hard about the close encounter experience and what it means. For some months now, I've been working on a new book that has caused me to re-read and re-think all of my past experiences, and... continued

Something Wicked This Way Comes

October 6, 2014
We have reached the climate tipping point much more quickly than anybody anticipated. But with methane outgassing in arctic tundra and beginning to boil up from under the Arctic Ocean, Greenland ice turning black due to lack of snowfall, and rapid... continued

An Extremely Dangerous Time

September 8, 2014
It's no secret that this particular anniversary of 911 is as dangerous a time as we have faced in years. ISIL has recruited possibly more than a thousand people carrying US passports, who can enter and leave this country at... continued

The Methane Danger

August 28, 2014
This is a journal entry I hoped I would never have to write. For most of my career, I have been fighting to prevent this, to slow it down or at least to plan for it. What is happening is... continued

Margot Adler’s Passing

August 6, 2014
As Anne has written in her diary, our friend of 30 years, Margot Adler, has died. She was one of the most alive, delightful and delighted human beings I have ever met. Margot could be serious and go deep, but... continued

Vladimir Putin’s Dark Dreams

July 27, 2014
If Vladimir Putin had personally ordered the shoot-down of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 last week, events could not have played into his hands more perfectly. In fact, the result has been so valuable to Putin, that it seems possible that... continued