This is the 270th 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 (May 2, 2022 – May 8, 2022):

Monday: “Tigray in Ethiopia was an environmental success story – but the war is undoing decades of regreening,” Climate To

Tuesday: Supreme Court has voted to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows” by Josh Gerstein and Alexander Ward, POLITICO

Wednesday: “As drought crisis deepens, government will release less water from Colorado River reservoir” by Ian James, Los Angeles Times

Thursday: “III Congreso de la Red Española de Historia Ambiental-RUED(H)A. Granada, 11-13 Mayo 2022,Stand UGR

Friday: 55 Tufton Street,” DeSmog

Saturday: Earth’s CO2 hits highest recorded level in human history” by Ethan Freedman, Independant

Sunday: Coors Field humidor: How the “environmental chamber” at 20th and Blake changed baseball” by Patrick Saunders, The Denver Post

Top Words

  1. Archived
  2. URL
  4. water
  5. draft
  6. abortion
  7. December
  8. opinion
  9. Policy
  10. said
archived, URL,

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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