This is the twenty-fourth 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.

Here are the top articles amongst environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (August 7 – August 13, 2017):

Monday: “The Loyal Engineers Steering NASA’s Voyager Probes Across the Universe” by Kim Tingley, The New York Times

Tuesday: City moves to combat fentanyl overdoses: Mayor John Tory” by John Tory, Toronto Sun

Wednesday: “How Fossil Fuel Money Made Climate Change Denial the Word of God” by Brendan O’Connor, Splinter

Thursday: Volcanoes May Have Triggered the Last Unexplained Mass Extinction” by Shannon Hall, Scientific American

Friday: Arctic waters get long-sought protection” by Gloria Galloway, The Globe and Mail

Saturday: Artificial intelligence can better predict forest fires, says Alberta researcher” by Meredith MacLeod, CTV News

Sunday: Tech’s Damaging Myth of the Loner Genius Nerd” by Claire Cain Miller, The New York Times

Top Words

1. said

2. climate

3. people

4. Voyager

5. will

6. like

7. told

8. Cornwall

9. one

10. can

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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