This is the 221st 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 (May 24, 2021 – May 30, 2021):

Monday: “To Wrench or Not to Wrench: A Brief History of Direct Action in the Environmental Movement and its Potential Consequences, Ethical Implications, and Effectiveness” by Jeriah Bowser, Truthout


Tuesday: Wha the Tulsa Race Massacre Destroyed” by Yuliya Parshina-Kottas, Anjali Singhvi, Audra D.S. Burch, et. al., The New York Times


Wednesday: “Biden Administration Will Import Metals and Close U.S. Mines To Appease Environmental Wing of Party,” The Last Refuge


Thursday: “Can Removing Highways Fix America’s Cities?” by Nadja Popovich, Josh Williams and Denise Lu, The New York Times


Friday: Germany agrees to pay Namibia €1.1bn over historical Herero-Nama genocide” by Philip Oltermann, The Guardian


Saturday: Assistant Professor, Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies programWesleyan University


Sunday: Warren Buffett sinks climate measure, says world will adapt” by Corbin Hiar, E&E News


Top Words

  1. Greenwood
  2. Tulsa
  3. Black
  4. said
  5. highway
  6. many
  7. will
  8. New
  9. environmental
  10. residents
Greenwood, Tulsa, Black

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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