This is the 181st 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 (August 10, 2020 – August 16, 2020):

Monday: “More Than 2,000 Activists and Scholars Extend Support to Hany Babu” by The Wire Staff, The Wire


Tuesday: Alarm as pesticides spur rapid decline of US bird species” by Valerie Yurk, The Guardian


Wednesday: “Nigel Farage’s ‘crisis’ in the Channel is a second wave of nonsense” by Marina Hyde, The Guardian


Thursday: “Ending environmental racism in San Diego requires facing our history of social injustice” by Zachary Green and Emily Young, The San Diego Union-Tribune


Friday: Environmental History, Biodiversity & Climate Change,” The Orkney News


Saturday: Donald Trump’s Record on Climate Change” by Stacy Feldman and Marianne Lavelle, Inside Climate News


Sunday: Albany Neighborhoods Highlight a Long History of Environmental Racism” by Dana Brady, Albany Proper


Top Words

1. University

2. climate

3. Professor

4. Hyderabad

5. Delhi

6. Babu

7. energy

8. environmental

9. Prof

10. change

11. New

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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