from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Edward II 1284-1327. King of England (1307-1327) who was defeated at Bannockburn by the Scots (1314). Captured (1326) and deposed (1327) during the rebellion of Roger de Mortimer, he was imprisoned in Berkeley Castle and murdered.
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If I understand my global warming physics properly, the anthropogentic forcing of CO2 is, by itself, not that big of a deal.
In which case there's at least one natural forcing, which they admit they don't know/understand, which is capable of changing the climate as fast as the proposed anthropogentic effect.