This is the 110th 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.

Rochester, NY, USA – May 19, 2016: University of Rochester Library. There are 158 buildings house in the University of Rochester, more than 200 academic majors, more than 2,000 faculty and instructional staff, and some 11,300 students—approximately half of whom are women.

Here are the top articles among environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (April 1, 2019 – April 7, 2019):

Monday: “History, Environmental, Keystone” by Jessica DeWitt, Historical DeWitticisms 

Tuesday: Announcing EGU’s newest journal: Geochronology,” European Geosciences Union

Wednesday: “KMCO Crosby plant fire: Facility poses high potential for harm, long history of safety violations” by Matt Dempsey, Houston Chronicle

Thursday: Has Environmental History Lost Its Way?” by Lisa M. Brady, Process: A Blog for American History 

Friday: Canadian Environmental History at ASEH 2019” by Tina Adcock, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)

Saturday: Time-Bombing the Future” by Rebecca Altman, Aeon

Sunday: We Need an Environmental Revolution” by John Scales Avery, Independent Australia

Top Words

1. University

2. environmental

3. history

4. Environmental

5. time

6. History

7. new

8. human

9. work

10. fluorocarbons


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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