This is the 232nd 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 (August 9, 2021 – August 15, 2021):

Monday: “Major climate changes inevitable and irreversible – IPCC’s starkest warning yet” by Fiona Harvey, The Guardian


Tuesday: Playing Nice With the Fossil Fuel Industry Is Climate Denial” by Kate Aronoff, The New Republic


Wednesday: “Pediatric COVID-19 hospitalizations spike in Florida” by Scott Johnson, News4Jax


Thursday: “It is Time to End the History Wars” by Ian Milligan and Thomas Peace, ActiveHistory.ca


Friday: The Bitcoin Industry’s Environmental Impacts” by Chris Malloy, Phoenix


Saturday: Let’s say it without flinching: the fossil fuel industry is destroying our future” by Simon Lewis, The Guardian


Sunday: Mapping’s Intelligent Agents” by Shannon Mattern, Places Journal


Top Words

  1. can
  2. climate
  3. also
  4. world
  5. map
  6. maps
  7. like
  8. data
  9. See
  10. mining
can 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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