This is the 120th 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.

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Here are the top articles among environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (June 10, 2019 – June 16, 2019):

Monday: “Jo Swinson branded a ‘hypocrite’ for taking fracker’s cash as Lib Dem leadership hopeful comes under fire” by John Ferguson, Daily Record


Tuesday: The Dinosaurs Are Back!” by Monna Kashfi, The Kojo Nmandi Show


Wednesday: “At 40, Wisconsin CUB sees consumer and environmental fights converging” by Kari Lydersen, Energy News Network


Thursday: New Scholars Energy History Recap” by Justin Fisher, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)


Friday: CO2 in the Atmosphere Just Exceeded 415 Parts Per Million for the First Time in Human History” by Jonathan Shieber, TechCrunch


Saturday: Boris Johnson is the Howard Hughes of this Tory leadership race” by Marina Hyde, The Guardian


Sunday: Young people actually rocked the vote in 2018, new Census Bureau data finds” by Scott Clement and Ted Mellnik, The Washington Post

Top Words

1. energy

2. CUB

3. said

4. history

5. percent

6. turnout

7. state 

8. also

9. PFAS

10. environmental

11. utilities 

12. like

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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