Here is the original source. Notice how Venezuela has the largest per capita carbon emissions in South America.
Notice, also, that two of the disproportionately high-emissions places, the US Virgin Islands and the Netherlands Antilles, are probably ranked that high because of PDVSA’s oil refineries there. It is a well-known fact that oil refineries are a major source of carbon emissions.
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