This is the 238th 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. 

words to use instead of said

Here are the top articles among environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (September 20, 2021 – September 26, 2021):

Monday: “A cruise ship’s emissions are the same as 1 million cars: report” by CBC Radio, CBC Radio

Tuesday: White House calls video of border agents chasing Haitian migrants ‘horrific,’ DHS promises to investigate” by Chelsey Cox and Mabinty Quarshie, USA Today

Wednesday: “The Unbelievable Grimness of HermanCainAward, the Subreddit That Catalogs Anti-Vaxxer COVID Deaths” by Lili Loofbourow, Slate

Thursday: “Johnny Depp decries ‘cancel culture’ before receiving San Sebastian’s top prize” by Vincent West, Reuters

Friday: Jeff Bezos commits $1 billion to conservation as Amazon destroys the world” by Rebecca Heilweil, Vox

Saturday: Alberta’s ‘Best Summer Ever’ Ends With an Overwhelmed Medical System” by Ian Austen, The New York Times

Sunday: World Environmental Health Day 2021: History, significance of day dedicated to our surroundings” by Karan Manral, Hindustan Times

Top Words

  1. said
  2. Day
  3. health
  4. one
  5. disease
  6. people
  7. like
  8. environmental
  9. can
  10. cruise
  11. international
  12. just
said, day, health

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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