This is the eighth post in my series that explores the most-used words in the top stories shared amongst Environmental Historians and Environmental Humanities scholars on Twitter each week.

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Here are the top articles amongst environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (April 24-April 30, 2017):

Monday: “An Evolving Conversation: Environmental History and Current Events” with John Baeten, Jessica DeWitt, Mica Jorgensen, Laura Larsen, and Anastasia Day, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)

Tuesday: Obama’s $400,000 Wall Street speaking fee will undermine everything he believes in” by Matthew Yglesias, Vox

Wednesday: Southern Identity and Northern Territory: Review of Desbiens, Power from the North: Territory, Identity, and the Culture of Hydroelectricity in Quebec.” by Andrew Watson, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)

Thursday: Digital Pedagogy: A History of the Yukon in 100 Objects,” by Andrea Eidinger, Unwritten Histories

Friday: National monuments: Presidents can create them, but only Congress can undo them” by Nicholas Bryner, Eric Biber, Mark Squillace, and Sean B. Hecht, The Conversation

Saturday: EPA website removes climate science site from public view after two decades” by Chris Mooney and Juliet Eilperin, The Washington Post

Sunday: Viet Thanh Nguyen Reveals How Writers’ Workshops Can Be Hostile” by Viet Thanh Nguyen, The New York Times

Top Words

1. environmental
2. climate
3. students
4. Québécois
5. can
6. also 
7. one
8. history
9. change
10. national

Published by Jessica M. DeWitt

Dr. Jessica M. DeWitt is an environmental historian of Canada and the United States. She is passionate about the use of digital technologies to bridge the gap between the public and researchers. In addition to her community and professional work, she offers various editing and social media consultancy services.

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