UK Column News - 14th August 2023

Mike Robinson, David Scott and Mark Anderson with today’s UK Column News.


​​Rewilding For The Climate—What About Food?

​​00:16 Climate Intelligence (CLINTEL): World Climate Declaration: There is no climate emergency

​​A global network of over 1609 scientists and professionals has prepared this urgent message. Climate science should be less political, while climate policies should be more scientific.

​​Nobel Prize winner Dr. John F. Clauser signs the Clintel World Climate Declaration:

​​The popular narrative about climate change reflects a dangerous corruption of science that threatens the world’s economy and the well-being of billions of people

​​International Panel on the Information Environment (IPIE): The Global Source of Scientific Knowledge About The World's Information Environment

​​Energy & Climate Intelligence Unit: Climate extremes like this summer’s heatwaves threaten UK food imports from Mediterranean

​​GOV.UK: Sustainable Farming Incentive guidance 

​​GOV.UK: SFI Handbook for the SFI 2023 offer

​​Guidance about how the Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI) 2023 offer will work for farmers

​​Energy & Climate Intelligence Unit: Advisory Board


Net Zero—​​The Winchester District Evidence Base

​​08:07 Winchester City Council: Local Plan 2040–Evidence Base

​​Winchester City Council: Net Zero Carbon Targets—Evidence Base for the Winchester Council


​​Pandemic Treaty Update—Contact Your Politicians 

​​15:34 UK Government and Parliament: Petition: Hold a parliamentary vote on whether to reject amendments to the IHR 2005 (103,028 signatures)

​​Government responded to this petition on 4 July 2023:

​​We support targeted IHR amendments to ensure a suitable global framework to respond to international spread of disease. Parliament may scrutinise legislation relating to amendments accepted by the UK.

​​World Health Organization: WHO Director-General's statement at the press conference following IHR Emergency Committee regarding the multi-country outbreak of monkeypox—23 July 2022

​​Forthcoming UK Column interview: Katie Hopkins—Tuesday 15 August at 1 pm

​​Correction: The Irish Light did not directly attribute a young boy's death to the Covid–19 vaccine


​​It’s An Information War, And You’re In It

​​23:47 Reuters: UK defends plan to demand access to encrypted messages to protect children

​​The Independent: The Online Safety Bill and Investigatory Powers Act (snoopers’ charter) update

​​GOV.UK: Investigatory Powers Act 

​​GOV.UK: Closed consultation: Consultation on revised notices regimes in the Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (accessible version) 

​​TechUK: As the Government reviews the Investigatory Powers Act’s notices regime, it is vital we maintain proper checks and balances to protect privacy

​​Scott Ritter (Twitter):

​​This is a targeted effort by YouTube to remove/minimize my voice, and those of my guests and the people who took the time to ask probing questions about the pressing issues of the day. Those who are behind this should know—you won’t succeed.


​​The Doctrine of the Lesser Magistrates, alias the Duty of Interposition (repopularised by Pastor Matthew Trewhella)—Spreads "Like Wildfire" to Several US States

​​29:09 Christian Book Distributors: The Doctrine of the Lesser Magistrates: A Proper Resistance to Tyranny and a Repudiation of Unlimited Obedience to Civil Government Paperback (2013)

UK Column's previous coverage of the Doctrine of the Lesser Magistrates

Dutch article for UK Column on the historical underpinnings

UK Column interview on the Doctrine's champion, John Knox

The formal enunciation of the Doctrine by German Lutherans in 1550: The Magdeburg Confession


​​7 Million Views And Counting For Oliver Anthony

​​37:41 Billboard: ‘Rich Men North of Richmond’ Viral Hitmaker Oliver Anthony

​​New York Post: Blue-collar political anthem ‘Rich Men North of Richmond’ takes internet by storm 

​​Rolling Stone: Right-Wing Influencers Just Found Their Favorite New Country Song

​​RadioWV (YouTube): Oliver Anthony - Rich Men North Of Richmond (Full song)


​​Ukraine: It’ll Be Over By Christmas ... Which Christmas?

​​40:30 The Messenger: Ukraine is Losing US Weapons on the Battlefield

​​The Times: Ukraine is winning the war with Russia, but it won’t be over by Christmas

​​Washington Post: F–16 training for Ukrainian pilots faces delays and uncertainty


USA: ​​State Schooling In Decline

​​45:15 Fortune: It’s not just the office people don’t want to go to: COVID looks to have permanently severed something as school attendance plummets and keeps dropping

All told, an estimated 6.5 million additional students became chronically absent, according to ​​the data.


Rise of Dissident Cinema: ​​Human Trafficking And Now Modern Slavery In The Movies

​​48:50 Small Screen: Sound Of Freedom: In UK and Irish cinemas release date is 1st September 2023

​​IMDb: Jones Plantation (2023)


​​And Finally: EU's War and Diplomacy Arm Announces Big Push Eastwards

​​53:00 EEAS (2022): Quo vadis Europa? The birth of geopolitical Europe

​​EEAS: "Quo Vadis Europa?" Summer Course—2023 Programme

​​The Guardian: Nicola Sturgeon’s ‘deeply personal and revealing’ autobiography to be published in 2025