This is the 219th 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. 

A pair of white hands holding a tree in their palms.

Here are the top articles among environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (May 10, 2021 – May 16, 2021):

Monday: “Writing Health and History During a Global Pandemic” by John Sandlos and Mica Jorgenson, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)


Tuesday: Historians for Future join the global climate strike,” Historians for Future


Wednesday: “AVs: Where Are We Headed?” by Peggy Smedley, Connected World


Thursday: “Parliament’s environmental history in 4 objects” by Henrick Schoenefeldt, UK Parliament


Friday: CPC Centenary: The Struggle for Working-Class Environmentalism,” by Dave McKee, People’s Voice


Saturday: Big Oil Is Trying to Make Climate Change Your Problem to Solve. Don’t Let Them” by Amy Westervelt, RollingStone


Sunday: Eco-Governance in French Algeria: Environmental History, Policy and Colonial Administration” by Diana K. Davis, Journal of the Western Society for French History


Top Words

  1. environmental
  2. climate
  3. text
  4. also
  5. return
  6. history
  7. French
  8. Algeria
  9. colonial
  10. land
environmental, climate, text

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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