This is the 132nd 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 (September 2, 2019 – September 8, 2019):

Monday: “Reading List: Race, Space, and the Law,” by Desiree Valadares, Places Journal

Tuesday: 45 years: Working together to support industry progress” by Brian Sullivan, IPIECA 

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

Thursday: The Environmental Justice Movement Is Rooted In Black History” by Eddie Junsay,

Friday: 35 books we can’t wait to read in Fall 2019” by Deborah Dundas, The Star

Saturday: List: Honest Academic Job Postings” by Ryan Weber, McSweeney’s

Sunday: NOAA staff warned in Sept. 1 directive against contradicting Trump” by Andrew Freedman, Colby Itkowitz, and Jason Samenow, The Washington Post

Top Words

1. environmental

2. Sept

3. American

4. book

5. first 


7. history

8. justice

9. also

10. Environmental

11. National 

12. can

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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