Eric Mieland

This illustration shows the volume taken up by one metric ton of carbon dioxide. In 2013, the United States emitted the equivalent of 6.7 billion metric tons. By tracking how much greenhouse gas we emit and its various sources, we can work on reducing that number over time. Image: Carbon Visuals In climate science, collecting the right data is critical to understanding what the future holds in a world with a changing climate. Of fundamental importance is tracking greenhouse gas…