This is the 127th 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.

Nuclear Power Image: A mushroom cloud from a nuclear test cuts through the clouds. LAMBERT/GETTY IMAGES

Here are the top articles among environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (July 29, 2019 – August 4, 2019):

Monday: “Scientists propose changing the rules of history to avoid environmental collapse” by University College London, Phys.Org


Tuesday: Ethiopia plants 350m trees in a day to help tackle climate crisis” by Anna Ploszajski, The Guardian


Wednesday: “Marianne Williamson Takes on Racism—and Warns of ‘Dark Psychic Force’” by Erin Banco, The Daily Beast


Thursday: Nuclear power ‘seven decades of economic ruin’, says new report” by Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, Pressenza


Friday: Cultural Resources,” Nevada Department of Transportation


Saturday: How About Raising the Issue of How to Avert Nuclear War?” by Lawrence Wittner, Portside


Sunday: From polite persuasion to radical activism — the birth of the modern environment movement” Sarah Scopelianos and Keri Philips, ABC News

Top Words

1. nuclear

2. new

3. says

4. people

5. U.S.

6. environmental

7. human

8. Professor

9. campaign

10. historic

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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