This is the sixty-sixth 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.

Charlie Chaplin, Source.

Here are the top articles amongst environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (May 28 – June 3, 2018):

Monday: “Bison, Canadian, Sterlite” by Jessica DeWitt, Historical DeWitticisms


Tuesday: The Science of Roman History: Biology, Climate, and the Future of the Past” Edited by Walter Scheidel, Princeton University Press


Wednesday: “Meet the Chinese Philanthropists Who Are Pledging Big Money to End Climate Change” by Klara Glowczewska, Town & Country


Thursday: Controversial fourth Newcastle coal loader now history” by Ian Kirkwood and Matthew Kelly, Newcastle Herald


Friday: Taking the Longer View: Environmental History as Early Modern History” by Claire Campbell, Network in Canadian History and Environment 


Saturday: The Man Who Befriended Bears and Worked to Keep Them Safe” by Sid Marty, The Tyee 


Sunday: Taking the Longer View: Environmental History as Early Modern History” by Claire Campbell, Borealia: A Group Blog on Early Canadian History

Top Word

1. Charlie

2. environmental

3. one

4. China

5. history

6. said

7. million

8. world 

9. coal

10. Chinese

11. History

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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