This is the 242nd 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. 

oil drake against a sunset

Here are the top articles among environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (October 18, 2021 – October 26, 2021):

Monday: “The climate disaster is here” by Oliver Milman, et.al., The Guardian


Tuesday: Top honour for Indian environmental historian” by Vibha Sharma, The Tribune


Wednesday: “Biden’s vision for green US imperiled by Senate coal-state tycoon” by Frankie Taggart, Bilyonaryo


Thursday: “Red Apes” by Justin Davis, New Socialist


Friday: Northern Borders Project Summer Students” by Heather Green, History, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)


Saturday: Evidence for European presence in the Americas in AD 1021” by Margot Kuitems, et.al., Nature


Sunday: Timber salvaged from New York City buildings reveals ancient climate” by Nathalie Alonso, National Geographic


Top Words

  1. oil
  2. Borneo
  3. will
  4. Dutch
  5. orangutans
  6. years
  7. also
  8. time
  9. Sumatra
  10. one

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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