This is the 188th 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 (September 28, 2020 – October 4, 2020):

Monday: “The President’s Taxes: Long-Concealed Records Show Trump’s Chronic Losses and Years of Tax Avoidance” by Russ Buettner, Susanne Craig, and Mike McIntire, The New York Times

Tuesday: New super-enzyme eats plastic bottles six times faster” by Damian Carrington, The Guardian

Wednesday: “Canadian Environmental History: We Need to Talk More about Race” by John Sandlos, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)

Thursday: “Ginsburg left a long environmental legacy” by Alex Guillen, Politico 

Friday: Faculty Favorites: Reading Through the Pandemic” by The Editorial Board, Edge Effects

Saturday: British MPs, Prominent Figures Condemn Modi Regime’s ‘Dictatorial Agenda’” by The Wire Staff, The Wire

Sunday: History of mining: five of the oldest mines still in operation” by Talal Husseii, Mining Technology

Top Words

1. Trump

2. million

3. tax

4. University

5. business

6. Trump’s 

7. taxes

8. years

9. records

10. income

11. paid

Trump, Million, Tax

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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