This is the thirty-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.

Source: Tailings.info

 

Here are the top articles amongst environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (November 13– November 19, 2017):

Monday: “Toward an Environmental History of the Irish Revolution,” History Hub: Connecting Past and Present

Tuesday: Canada’s most shameful environmental secret must not remain hidden” by Tzeporah Berman, The Guardian

Wednesday: “Canada’s most shameful environmental secret must not remain hidden” by Tzeporah Berman, The Guardian

Thursday: W. Va. industrial fire: another capitalist-made disaster” by Xzander Stephens, Liberation

Friday:  Never Again Book Launch” by The Beeliar Group, Eventbrite

https://twitter.com/Sean_Munger/status/931607876203896834

Saturday: Sweltering in the Old World: The European heat wave of 2003” by Sean Munger, SeanMunger.com

Sunday: The Firewood Shortage That Helped Give Birth to America” by Erin Blakemore, History.com 

Top Words

1. tailings

2. sands

3. tar

4. environmental

5. will 

6. ponds

7. oil 

8. fire

9. many

10. now

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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