This is the thirty-third 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 (October 9– October 15, 2017):

Monday: “How a Rialto water plant may make environmental clean-up history” by Jim Steinberg, The Sun

Tuesday: New France and Indigenous Agency in the Hudson Bay Watershed” by Scott Berthelette, Borealia: A Group Blog on Early Canadian History

Wednesday: Irish Farmers and Irish Water” by Lorna Sixsmith, Lorna Sixsmith: Irish Farmerette 

Thursday: Mapped: How the US generates electricity,CarbonBrief: 

Friday:  Should Genetic Engineering Be Used as a Tool for Conservation?” by Richard Conniff, Yale Environment 360

Saturday: Environment and Development — Fifth Class: Dams, People and the Environment” by Stephen Bocking, Environment, History, Science: Stephen Bocking, Trent University

Sunday: Ingredients for Success” by Meir Rinde, Distillations 

Top Words

1. capacity

2. water 

3. Hampton

4. electricity

5. coal

6. gas

7. new

8. years

9. also

10. Creek

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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