After five and half years and about 160 posts, I’m more than a bit sad to announce that my Guardian blog – Planet Oz – has officially closed.
The decision to shut down the Guardian’s global environment blog network was made back in July in London, with the pin being pulled at the end of August.
However, there was an oversight (a pretty bad one) and some of us – including Dana Nuccitelli and John Abraham of Climate Consensus – the 97% blog – weren’t told until very recently. That meant that even after the official end date, some of us were still posting, totally oblivious of the decision.
The Guardian has apologised sincerely to me for the communications mess up, and I’ve accepted it. Shit happens (Dana has written about the evolution of the blogs that gives a bit more background). Continue reading “The end of my Planet Oz blog on the Guardian – so what next?”