This is the 118th 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.

@CallMeCarsonYT

Here are the top articles among environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (May 27, 2019 – June 2, 2019):

Monday: “Praise Song for the Unloved Animals” by Margaret Renkl, The New York Times


Tuesday: The Right Way to Remember Rachel Carson” by Jill Lepore, The New Yorker


Wednesday: “Current and future daily temperature fluctuations make a pesticide more toxic: Contrasting effects on life history and physiology” by JulieVerheyen and RobbyStoks, Environmental Pollution


Thursday: CO2 in the atmosphere just exceeded 415 parts per million for the first time in human history” by Jonathan Shieber, TechCrunch


Friday: A wave of graduate programs drops the GRE application requirement” by Katie Langin, Science


Saturday: Extreme weather is pummeling the Midwest, and farmers are in deep trouble” by Katie Mettler, The Washington Post


Sunday: Extreme weather is pummeling the Midwest, and farmers are in deep trouble” by Katie Mettler, The Washington Post

Top Words

1. Carson

2. GRE

3. wrote

4. said

5. farmers

6. book

7. sea

8. time

9. Carson’s 

10. Freeman

11. people

12. like

13. year

14. farm

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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