This is the 191st 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. 

Storage Area Network (SAN)

Here are the top articles among environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (October 19, 2020 – October 25, 2020):

Monday: “New York Post Published Hunter Biden Report Amid Newsroom Doubts” by Katie Robertson, The New York Times


Tuesday: Thomas Midgley Jr.,” Wikipedia


Wednesday: “Lawyers say they can’t find the parents of 545 migrant children separated by Trump administration” by Julia Ainsley and Jacob Soboroff, NBC News


Thursday: “Environmental History and the Civil War with Judkin Browning and Timothy Silver” by Keith Harris, Rogue Historian


Friday: “Unearthed: An Environmental History of Independent India – Meghaa Gupta,” Blogternator


Saturday: An Indigenous Abolitionist Study Guide” by Toronto Abolition Convergence, Yellowhead Institute


Sunday: How San Francisco became a COVID-19 success story as other cities stumbled” by Maura Dolan, Los Angeles Times


Top Words

  1. San
  2. said
  3. Francisco
  4. Indigenous
  5. people
  6. Midgley
  7. also
  8. work
  9. health
  10. city
  11. families
  12. New
  13. social
  14. system
San, said, Francisco

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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