This is the 175th 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 29, 2020 – July 5, 2020):

Monday: “Defund Drexel Police and Divest from Police State Collusion” by Drexel Anti-Racist Coalition,

Tuesday: From pandering to Putin to abusing allies and ignoring his own advisers, Trump’s phone calls alarm US officials” by Carl Bernstein, CNN

Wednesday: “Lecturer in Colonial / Postcolonial British History Education” by King’s College London – History, Jobs.Ac.UK

Thursday: Will the Democratic Party’s Climate Platform Address Injustice?” by Judith Lewis Mernit, Capital & Main

Friday: Education,” Wageningen Univerity & Research

Saturday: “El racismo es el motor del mestizaje en México”” by Sonia Corona, El Pais

Sunday: Joe’s Plan for a Clean Energy Revolution and Environmental Justice” by Joe Biden, Biden for President

Top Words

1. will

2. climate

3. que

4. Biden

5. President

6. Trump

7. energy

8. change

9. communities 

10. clean


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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