On April 27, the WorldWatch Institute released Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Concentrations on the Rise as Kyoto Era Fades, finding global carbon emissions rising by 5.8% from 2010 after a 1.5%, recession-related decline in 2009. On average, developing nations emit at twice the rate of industrialized nations, with Brazil, China, India, and Indonesia leading with 7.6% rises in 2010, relative to an average 3.4% increase from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) member countries. China remains the world’s largest emitter with a 25.4% share of the world’s CO2 emissions, relative to the United States’ 18.5% share, while the Top-10 emitting countries accounted for 68% of global carbon dioxide emissions.