This is the 190th 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 (October 12, 2020 – October 18, 2020):

Monday: “Trump’s environmental shift breaks with past GOP presidents” by James Osborne, Houston Chronicle


Tuesday: US Military Bases Are Poisoning Okinawa” by Jon Mitchell, The Diplomat


Wednesday: “‘Straight to Gunshots’: How a U.S. Task Force Killed an Antifa Activist” by Evan Hill, et.al., The New York Times


Thursday: “The Group of Seven’s True North: Strong and Free, or Visual Colonization?” by Lauren Judge, The Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)d


Friday: We asked Joe Biden’s campaign 6 key questions about his climate change plans” by Umair Irfan, Vox


Saturday: Emergency Flood Relief for Central Vietnam” by Liem Duy Nguyen, GoFundMe


Sunday: For the Love of Peat” by Emmett FitzGerald, 99% Invisible


Top Words

  1. climate
  2. said
  3. will
  4. Reinoehl
  5. change
  6. Trump
  7. Biden
  8. environmental
  9. U.S.
  10. one
Climate, Said, Will

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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