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Botanists discover that chloromethane, a destroyer of stratospheric ozone, is efficiently produced by rotting plants and fungi that are exposed to the atmosphere. Production goes up with the atmospheric temperature. Thus, life’s survival requires efficient burial mechanisms and temperatures that are not too high.
John T. G. Hamilton, et al, “Chloride Methylation by Plant Pectin: An Efficient Environmentally Significant Process,” Science, 301 (2003), pp. 206-209.
RTB article: Facts for Faith article on the Faint Sun Paradox