This is the 106th 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 (March 4, 2019 – March 10, 2019):

Monday: “Composting #28: Love Song Dedications (#IWD2019),” COMPOSTING


Tuesday: Why the Clean Up of Ogoni Land is Important to Nigerians” by Fumnanya Agbugah, Ventures Africa


Wednesday: “Europe’s renewable energy policy is built on burning American trees” by Saul Elbein, Vox


Thursday: Unraveling the paleoclimatic and environmental history of Mongolia” By Julian Struck, Paul Strobel, Patricia Rauh, and Marcel Bliedtner, experiment


Friday: WEN’s History,” Women’s Environmental Network


Saturday: The Quest for Environmental Justice and the Politics of Race and Place,” by Robert Bullard, The Climate Reality Project


Sunday: How Mining Impacted the Midwestern Grasslands” by Livia Gershon, JSTOR Daily

Top Words

1. carbon

2. biomass

3. environmental

4. industry

5. wood

6. climate

7. waste

8. trees

9. WEN

10. energy

11. people

12. forest 

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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