Israel Threatens Military Action in Gaza After Protest Turns Deadly

Israel Threatens Military Action in Gaza After Protest Turns Deadly

Israeli security forces opened fire on Palestinian protestors at the Gaza-Israel border killing at least 15 and injuring over 1000. Plus, the hottest stories of the week. Newsbud does not take money from advertisers, foundations or NGO’s. We are 100% funded by you, the people. Support Newsbud for a stronger independent grassroots media by subscribing […]

“This Is Not A Symbolic Action” — Indigenous Protesters Occupy Oil Platforms in Radicalized Fight Against Pollution in the Amazon

“This Is Not A Symbolic Action” — Indigenous Protesters Occupy Oil Platforms in Radicalized Fight Against Pollution in the Amazon

The skiffs arrived a few hours after sundown on September 18, a dark and moonless night in the Peruvian Amazon. They landed at several points along the broad Corrientes River, which flows south over the country’s densely forested border with Ecuador. Hundreds of indigenous Achuar men, women, and children, many carrying ceremonial spears, organized into […]

Why 2018 is gearing up to be a tipping point for climate action

Why 2018 is gearing up to be a tipping point for climate action

China is set to ramp up electric car productionVCG via Getty Images By Owen Gaffney One climate-related headline you will read in 2018 is a dead cert: carbon dioxide in the atmosphere will reach levels unprecedented in at least 800,000 years. That’s an easy prediction, given emissions are non-zero and this gas stays aloft for […]