This is the 276th 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 (July 4, 2022 – July 10, 2022):

Monday: “Life Before the EPA” by Peter Harnik, The Revelator

Tuesday: Highland Park parade shooting: Witnesses describe chaos after 7 killed, 39 injured” by Tre Ward, Samantha Chatman, and Christian Piekos, Maher, ABC 7 Chicago

Wednesday: “Sensing Victorian Taxidermy in the Present” by Alice Would, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)

Thursday: “Evaluating the utility of qualitative personal diaries in precipitation reconstruction in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries” by Alice Harvey-Fishenden and Neil Macdonald, Climate of the Past

Friday: EnvHist Worth Reading: June 2022” by Jessica DeWitt, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)

Saturday: Boris Johnson has vandalised the political architecture of Britain, Ireland and Europe” by Fintan O’Toole, The Guardian

Sunday: Decades before Steve Bannon was charged with contempt of Congress, Rita Lavelle was tried” by Timothy Bella, The Washington Post

Top Words

  1. weather
  2. rainfall
  3. records
  4. index
  5. Trentham
  6. instrumental
  7. series
  8. diaries
  9. data
  10. London
weather, rainfall, records

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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