This is the 141st 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 (November 4, 2019 – November 10, 2019):

Monday: “How bad is this drought and is it caused by climate change?” by Peter Hannam, The Sydney Morning Herald


Tuesday: Naomi Oreskes: ‘Discrediting science is a political strategy’” by Zoe Corbyn, The Guardian


Wednesday: “Climate crisis: 11,000 scientists warn of ‘untold suffering’” by Damian Carrington, The Guardian


Thursday: Traces of the Animal Past: Methodological Challenges in Animal History,” Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)


Friday: Dear University of Western Australia: reinstate UWA Publishing” by Melinda Smith, Change.org


Saturday: Brazil: Oil Spill Likely from Venezuela Could Be Worst ‘Environmental Attack’ in History” by Ben Kew, Breitbart


Sunday: Lula saiu de Curitiba maior do que entrou” by Elio Gaspari, Folha de S.Paulo

Top Words

1. University

2. climate

3. scientists

4. science

5. people

6. change

7. Animal

8. says

9. drought

10. also

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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