This is the fifty-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 (March 5 – March 11, 2018):

Monday: “The Snowpocalypse (aka the Great Blizzard of 1888) Hit Brooklyn 130 Years Ago” by Suzanne Spellen (aka Montrose Morris), Brownstoner

Tuesday: Environmental History or Environmentally Minded History? New Scholars Second Meeting” by Katrin Kleemann, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)

Wednesday: “Take action: It’s Time to Get Scott Pruitt Out of the EPA,” by EDF Action

Thursday: After houses collapse, fire chief warns: check your roof” by John Boivin, Arrow Lakes News

Friday: 80 Percent of Young Environmental Scientists Could Use More Natural History Training” by Jennifer Frazer, Scientific American

Saturday: Backward Seasons and Remarkable Cold: the Weather over Long Reach, New Brunswick, 1812-1821” by Liza Piper, Acadiensis 

Sunday: This Colorado vault is keeping your favorite foods from going extinct” by Simran Sethi, The New Food Economy

Top Words

1. weather

2. New  

3. history 

4. Crawford

5. snow

6. Brunswick 

7. also

8. Reach

9. cold

10. natural

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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