This is the 184th 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. 

Anthony Bennett

 

Here are the top articles among environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (August 31, 2020 – September 6, 2020):

Monday: “This Mine Fire Has Been Burning For Over 50 Years” by Erin Blakemore, History


Tuesday: CFP: Discard Studies Twitter Conference!” by Max Liboiron, Discard Studies


Wednesday: “The Man Who Saved the Nation From One of the Worst Environmental Disasters in History” by Michael Behar, 5280


Thursday: “Environment as a Journalism Beat, In Post-Independence India” by Vaishnavi Rathore, The Bastion


Friday: North Brooklyn Environmental History Zine Release First Issue” by Greenpointers Staff, Greenpointers


Saturday: Greta Thunberg: don’t dump climate crisis on children to fix” by Lanre Bakare, The Guardian


Sunday: Climate change is spreading radiation from Chernobyl over 2,000 miles away,” BoingBoing 


Top Words

1. Bennett

2. environmental

3. climate

4. one

5. fire

6. years

7. Centralia

8. soil

9. will

10. also

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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