This is the 243rd 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 (October 25, 2021 – October 31, 2021):

Monday: “Grand finale bomb cyclone barreling in at end of West Coast storm parade” by Jake Sojda, AccuWeather


Tuesday: The World ‘Has Found a Way to Do This’: The U.S. Lags on Paid Leave” by Claire Cain Miller, The New York Times


Wednesday: “A look at the history of Norfolk’s oldest environmental group” by Casey Cooper-Fiske, Eastern Daily Press


Thursday: “Landscape Citizenships: A Roundtable (Yale Environmental History),” The Landscape.


Friday: The Forgotten History of Cyclone Science: Lessons for the Climate Crisis” by Vinita Damodaran, The Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)


Saturday: Florida Bars State Professors From Testifying in Voting Rights Case” by Michael Wines, The New York Times


Sunday: ‘They’re not listening’: Alberta mayors and First Nations caution against provincial police force” by Adam Lachacz, CTV News Edmonton


Top Words

  1. leave
  2. said
  3. will
  4. California
  5. paid
  6. weeks
  7. police
  8. University
  9. cyclone
  10. Norfolk
  11. rain
  12. rainfall
leave, said, will

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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