Ad-Hoc Mode. What's new about this?
Teaser can be found here.
Life disturbs local entropy. An example of which is our oxygen atmosphere which is made by living things. Excess methane on Mars and Titan has been attributed to life, but is most likely the result of natural processes.
Isn't life a natural process?
"There are plenty of waste-to-energy plants around the US, but most of them simply burn the waste, dumping carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Gasification technology, by contrast, converts nearly all of the waste into gases like hydrogen and carbon monoxide that can be used to run generators and furnaces."
Which then burn the carbon monoxide into carbon dioxide and dump it into the atmosphere. Not much won.
If you know how to contact her, why not just ask the author. She might be able to send you a copy in your prefered form.
A computer scientist is someone who fixes things that aren't broken.