This is the 124th 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 (July 8, 2019 – July 14, 2019):

Monday: “Grounded: Academic Flying in the Time of Climate Emergency” by Jaymie Heilman, Active History


Tuesday: The Murray-Darling Basin scandal: economists have seen it coming for decades” by John Quiggin, The Conversation


Wednesday: “When volcanoes erupted with meaning” by David McCallam, Liverpool University Press Blog


Thursday: Australasian Workshop on Environmental History and Humanities,” Australian Environmental Humanities Hub


Friday: River Ambassador Eco-Float Trip – Calgary” by RiverWatch Institute of Alberta, EventBrite


Saturday: The Fact Ban (1976),” Scarfolk Council 


Sunday: Carbon tax model that pays money back to households to be discussed” by Rónán Duffy, The Journal.ie

Top Words

1. water

2. will

3. carbon

4. flying 

5. environmental

6. also

7. University 

8. like 

9. can

10. emissions

11. climate

12. must 

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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