This is the 282nd 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 (August 15, 2022 – August 21, 2022):

Monday: “Vanuatu, one of the most climate-vulnerable countries, launches ambitious climate plan” by Lagipoiva Cherelle Jackson, The Guardian


Tuesday: M SHED EXPLORES THE BIG ENVIRONMENTAL QUESTIONS IN ITS THINK GLOBAL: ACT BRISTOL EXHIBITION” by Sarski Anderson, B24/7


Wednesday: “‘The Other Windrush’: the hidden history of Afro-Chinese families in 1950s London” by Tao Leigh Goffe, gal-dem


Thursday: “Before the Dams: Environmental History of the Colorado River Delta” by Dennis St Germaine, The University of Arizona


Friday: Perspectives on Environmental Justice in Scandinavian Green Transitions: Call for Papers,University of Stavanger


Saturday: Oscar-nominated ‘Wolfwalkers’ blends environmental, spiritual history of Ireland” by Anna Kusmer, The World


Sunday: The Most Significant Climate Legislation in U.S. History” by Clarence Edwards, Friends Committee on National Legislation


Top Words

  1. Black
  2. climate
  3. said
  4. Chinese
  5. colonial
  6. Hyacinth
  7. many
  8. people
  9. Caribbean
  10. family
  11. history
  12. 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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