- The atmospheres of Mars, Venus, and primeval Earth are/were 95% carbon dioxide.
- On Earth, photosynthesis (the opposite of fire) bootstrapped most of this to Life
- All of life and most of its products [cloth, wood, meat, plastics] are made from carbon dioxide, ultimately from photosynthesis.
- Of the earth’s crust, only 0.15% consists of carbon. Of the atmosphere, only 0.04% consists of CO2.
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Sunday, November 25, 2018
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