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Please see https://ourworldindata.org/uploads/2018/10/CO2-emissions-by-....

86% of CO2 emissions are created by people in upper-middle income and high income groups.

This doesn't contradict what I said. The OECD defines "upper-middle-income" countries as 4000$-12,000$. This includes major developing countries such as Russia, Brazil and China, all of which have far lower incomes than the US or most of Europe.

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