This is the 207th 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. 

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Here are the top articles among environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (February 8, 2021 – February 14, 2021):

Monday: “Environmental groups claim victory as plans for Northumberland coalmine rejected” by Jillian Ambrose, The Guardian


Tuesday: Will American Ideas Tear France Apart? Some of Its Leaders Think So” by Norimitsu Onishi, The New York Times


Wednesday: “8-Year-Old Calls Out NPR For Lack Of Dinosaur Stories” by Mary Louise Kelly, NPR


Thursday: “The problem of environmental racism in Mexico today is rooted in history” by Jayson Maurice Porter, The Washington Post


Friday: Dramatic discovery links Stonehenge to its original site – in Wales” by Dalya Alberge, The Guardian


Saturday: Judge blocks sale and closure of National Archives in Seattle; notes ‘public relations disaster’ by feds” by Erik Lacitus, The Seattle Times


Sunday: Driven to Change: A Virtual Summit on Transportation, Housing, and the Climate Crisis in Our Region,” Wake Up Wake County


Top Words

  1. said
  2. climate
  3. also
  4. American
  5. environmental
  6. one
  7. will
  8. years
  9. communities
  10. France
  11. last
said, climate, 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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