This is the forty-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.



Here are the top articles amongst environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (January 22– January 28, 2018):

Monday: “A Bit of Environmental History and a Salute to a Sustainability Hero” by Al Iannuzzi, Sustainable Brands

Tuesday: Why energy efficiency speeds renewables adoption” by Sam Mardell, GreenBiz

Wednesday: “CFP: Placing Gender – A Workshop on Gender and Environmental History” by Elen Stokes, Cardiff University Blogs: Environmental Justice Research Unit

Thursday: Thinking Mountains 2018 CFP,” Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)

Friday: It is now two minutes to midnight: 2018 Doomsday Clock Statement: Science and Security Board: Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists” edited by John Mecklin, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Saturday: Puerto Rico’s oral history is even more important after hurricane, UNC professor says” by Emily Galvin, The Daily Tar Heel 

Sunday: How Plastic Took Over The World (and Created A Big Mess): A Brief, Disposable History” by Matthew Green, KQED News

Top Words

1. nuclear

2. energy 

3. climate

4. world

5. weapons

6. United

7. States

8. will

9. global

10. change

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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