This is the 134th 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 16, 2019 – September 22, 2019):

Monday: “The Environmental Movement Needs to Reckon with Its Racist History” by Julian Brave NoiseCat, Vice


Tuesday: How Unbelievable Tells a True Crime Story Without ‘Rape Porn’” by Lila Shapiro, Vulture


Wednesday: “Leading burger supplier sourced from Amazon farmer using deforested land” by Andrew Wasley, Alexandra Heal and André Campos, The Guardian UK


Thursday: Most Plastic Products Contain Potentially Toxic Chemicals, Study Reveals” by Kevin Loria, Consumer Reports


Friday: Assistant Professor in Maritime History” by Williams College, Williams-Mystic Maritime Studies Program, H-Net Job Guide


Saturday: World Sees ‘Largest Environmental Protest in History’ for Climate Action” by Kabir Agarwal, The Wire


Sunday: Millions of people across the globe join ‘largest climate strikes in history’,” ITV News

Top Words

1. climate

2. people

3. plastic

4. environmental

5. chemicals

6. world

7. said

8. says

9. also

10. movement

11. products

12. New 

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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