Louise Chini, Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Geographical Sciences, contributed land-use data to the recent Global Carbon Budget (2013) and was a co-author on the related publication that was released on November 19, 2013. The Global Carbon Project provides an annual report of carbon dioxide emissions, land and ocean sinks and accumulation in the atmosphere, incorporating data from multiple research institutes from around the world. For more information and data, visit  www.globalcarbonproject.org/carbonbudget.

Deforestation in the Amazon. Credits: ©iStockphoto.com/luoman