This is the 155th 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. 

Estimates of disability-adjusted life years from physical violence, per 100,000 inhabitants in 2002. (Wikipedia)

Here are the top articles among environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (February 10, 2020 – February 16, 2020):

Monday: “Judith Butler Wants Us to Reshape Our Rage” by Masha Gesson, The New Yorker


Tuesday: Earth Day Turns 50 In 2020 And Organizers Are Building The Largest Environmental Mobilization In History” by Jeff Kart, Forbes


Wednesday: “Legal Win Is Too Late for Many Who Got Cancer After Nuclear Clean-Up” by Dave Philipps, The New York Times


Thursday: A ‘Showplace’ of Forcible Relocation” by Letitia Johnson, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)


Friday: François Jarrige : «L’histoire de l’énergie est le summum de l’histoire écrite par les vainqueurs»” by Nicolas Celnik, Liberation


Saturday: 8 Black Leaders Who’ve Revolutionized the Climate Movement” by Sytonia Reid, Green America


Sunday: More than 6,000 bodies found in Burundi mass graves,” Al Jazeera 

Top Words

1. violence

2. des

3. les

4. people

5. can

6. une

7. est

8. one

9. way

10. que

11. qui

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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