This is the 258th 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 (February 7, 2022 – February 13, 2022):

Monday: “The origins of environmental justice—and why it’s finally getting the attention it deserves” by Alejandra Borunda, National Geographic


Tuesday: 1910 Artist’s conception of how a video call would look like in 2000,” Blonde Brain Power


Wednesday: “Curator Rachel Seidman Preserves History of Women Environmental Activists in Greater D.C.,” Because of Her Story, Smithsonian


Thursday: “Black History Month week 2: Environmental activists” by Berit Thorson, Citizens’ Climate Lobby


Friday: Harvard Statements February 10, 2022,” Media Relations, Harvard University


Saturday: Decades-long environmental catastrophe in Imperial Beach, California” by Huitzilopochtli Marron and Sombra Curiel, Liberation


Sunday: History of Environmental Justice,” Sierra Club


Top Words

  1. environmental
  2. justice
  3. communities
  4. Black
  5. people
  6. climate
  7. history
  8. Environmental
  9. water
  10. community
  11. pollution
environmental justice communities

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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