This is the 105th 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 among environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (February 25, 2019 – March 3, 2019):

Monday: “#EnvHist Worth Reading: January 2019” by Jessica DeWitt, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)


Tuesday: Environmental groups tell world Canada failing to slow emissions from oil and gas” by Mia Rabson, CTV News


Wednesday: “Get Outside: Field Trips & Teaching Environmental History” by Claire Campbell, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)


Thursday: Why Canada’s unions are highlighting environmental racism during Black History Month,” Canadian Labour Congress


Friday: New EPA head has long history of ties to mining interests” by Jessica Kutz, High Country News


Saturday: Notable Graduates: James D. Watkins,” by United States Naval Academy


Sunday: Book clinic: which books could improve my ability to adapt to a changing environment?” by Andrew Anthony, The Guardian

Top Words

1. environmental 

2. climate

3. said

4. history

5. Canada

6. emissions

7. Wheeler

8. Black

9. oil

10. industry

11. racism

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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