This is the 139th 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 (October 21, 2019 – October 27, 2019):

Monday: “How to Mourn a Glacier” by Lacey M. Johnson, The New Yorker

Tuesday: Aliso Canyon gas leak,Wikipedia

Wednesday: “Elizabeth Warren’s Environmental Justice Plan Is an Equitable Answer to the Climate Crisis” by Nelini Stamp, Teen Vogue

Thursday: Climate Change Will Cost Us Even More Than We Think” by Naomi Oreskes and Nicholas Stern, The New York Times

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

Saturday: Rudy Giuliani butt-dials NBC reporter, heard discussing need for cash and trashing Bidens” by Rich Schapiro, NBC News

Sunday: TESLA SOLAR V3 – SOLARGLASS” by Eva Fox, Tesmanian

Top Words

1. gas

2. leak

3. January

4. Gas

5. Giuliani

6. well

7. Retrieved

8. Porter

9. Ranch

10. Los


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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