This is the 239th 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 (September 27, 2021 – October 3, 2021):

Monday: “The National Party has no environmental credibility whatsoever” by John Lord, The Australian Independent Media Network

Tuesday: How to photograph the Milky Way: A guide for beginners and enthusiasts” by Tom Ormerod,

Wednesday: “On the Downfalls of Progress and the Utopian Promise of Fueled Abundance” by Alice Bell, Literary Hub

Thursday: “Land Back, Indigenous Futurisms, and the Climate Crisis: An Interview with Molly Swain” by Edward Dunsworth, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)

Friday: Coal mining in Indian forests is turning local villagers into environmental watchdogs” by Kuwar Singh, Quartz India

Saturday: All women know they are prey – and that no one with any authority seems to care” by Marina Hyde, The Guardian

Sunday: Big Banks Are Funding Fossil Fuel Projects — Let’s Hold Them Accountable” by Katie Eder and Shannon Carlson, Teen Vogue

Top Words

  1. Indigenous
  2. can
  3. people
  4. climate
  5. land
  6. will
  7. first
  8. just
  9. new
  10. one
Indigenous, can, people

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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