This is the eighty-fifth post in my series that explores the most-used words in the top stories shared among 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 8 – October 14, 2018):

Monday: “When the Supreme Court Lurches Right” by Emily Bazelon, The New York Times Magazine


Tuesday: Misconduct, Mitochondria and the Omnibus Autism Proceedings” by Louis Conte, Children’s Health Defense


Wednesday: “University of Texas: eco-conscious campus and major fracking landlord” by Tom Dart, The Guardian


Thursday: Cisneros’ Foundation Invested in Company With History of Environmental Fines” by Susan Crabtree, The Washington Free Beacon 


https://twitter.com/Martamendoza718/status/1050804016740007941

Friday: ‘The Guy Who Defended Company That Caused Worst Oil Spill in US History’ Just Confirmed to Head DOJ’s Environmental Division” by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams


Saturday: The Evolution of Eating in Bear Country” by Kris Millgate, Cool Green Science


https://twitter.com/7UMMIT/status/1051254653504098305

Sunday: World War II Bombings Weakened Earth’s Upper Atmosphere at Edge of Space,” 7UMMIT Canada

Top Words

1. court

2. autism

3. public

4. Court

5. law

6. case

7. will

8. conservative

9. Congress

10. one

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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