This is the 156th 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 (February 17, 2020 – February 23, 2020):

Monday: ““Honoring” President Trump – The Worst Environmental President in U.S. History,” Our Daily Planet

Tuesday: The Settler Playbook: Understanding Responses to #ShutDownCanada in Historical Context” by Sarah Rotz, Daniel Rück, and Sean Carleton,

Wednesday: “How Warming Winters Are Affecting Everything” by Lauren Sommer,, NPR

Thursday: Oil and gas firms ‘have had far worse climate impact than thought’” by Jonathan Watts, The Guardian

Friday:As Economic Concerns Recede, Environmental Protection Rises on the Public’s Policy Agenda,” Pew Research Center

Saturday: George Washington Carver: Touching Infinity” by Devyn Springer, Intersectional Feminist Media

Sunday: Sordidez de vilão de James Bond” by Rodrigo Zeidan, Folha de S.Paulo

Top Words

1. priority

2. top

3. climate

4. says

5. Indigenous

6. also

7. can

8. change

9. Carver

10. years


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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