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Growth in carbon dioxide emissions are projected to be much higher in new regions compared to countries that contributed the most historically.  The OECD is the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.  Its members include Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the U.K., and the U.S. Figure source: Energy Information Agency at the U.S. Department of Energy.

Figure source: http://www.eia.gov/forecasts/ieo/emissions.cfm

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About the author: Brenda Ekwurzel is a senior climate scientist and assistant director of climate research and analysis at UCS. She has expertise on many aspects of climate variability including Arctic Ocean and sea ice, wildfires, groundwater, and coastal erosion. She holds a Ph.D. in isotope geochemistry from Columbia University (Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory). See Brenda's full bio.

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