This is the 173rd 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 (June 15, 2020 – June 21, 2020):

Monday: “#FlipTheList: Call for Participants” by Elizabeth Hameeteman, Environmental History Now

Tuesday: The number of climate deniers in Australia is more than double the global average, new survey finds” by Caroline Fisher and Sora Park, The Conversation

Wednesday: “Coal mining in Indian forests is turning local villagers into environmental watchdogs” by Kuwar Singh, Quartz India

Thursday: Environmental justice means racial justice, say activists” by Nina Lakhani and Jonathan Watts, The Guardian

Friday:Racial Capitalism: A Reading List,” Haymarket Books

Saturday: Celebrating Black Environmentalists during Black History Month,” SF Environment

Sunday: China’s Great Famine: the true story” by Tania Branigan, The Guardian

Top Words

1. environmental

2. people

3. news

4. climate 

5. justice

6. change

7. one

8. first 

9. Black

10. American

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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