Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Climate-Action-at-Total-Refinery-in-France-27MZIFL7YT91.htmlConceptually similarClimate Action at Total Refinery in FranceGP01VQQCompleted★★★★Climate Action at Total Refinery in FranceGP01VQPCompleted★★★★Climate Action at Total Refinery in FranceGP01VQTCompleted★★★★★★Climate Action at Total Refinery in FranceGP01VQSCompleted★★★★Action against MOX Fuel Shipment in FranceGP01PBYCompleted★★★★Action against MOX Fuel Shipment in FranceGP01PBVCompleted★★★★Projection on La Hague Nuclear Plant in FranceGP01PBWCompleted★★★★Projection on La Hague Nuclear Plant in FranceGP01PBXCompleted★★★★Action against MOX Fuel Shipment in FranceGP01PBUCompleted★★★★View AllGP01VQRClimate Action at Total Refinery in FranceA Greenpeace activist looks up as banners are displayed on the chimneys of Total's refinery in Gonfreville-l'Orcher, reading in French "Sustainable destruction" and 'Climate crime". The action is in protest against the oil company's decision to invest in tar sands oil production in Canada. Oil extraction from tar sands is a process with huge environmental costs, damaging land, air, water, forests, and the climate.Locations:Europe, West Europe-France-Le Havre-NormandyDate:8 Oct, 2009Credit:© Greenpeace / Pierre GleizesMaximum size:3676px X 2446pxKeywords:Actions and protests-Banners-Chimneys-Climate (campaign title)-Climbing actions-Day-Greenpeace activists-KWCI (GPI)-Oil (fossil fuel)-Oil (Industry)-Oil refineries-One person-Outdoors-Rear view-Tar sands-TotalFinaElfShoot:Climate Action at Total Refinery in FranceGreenpeace carries out an action at the Total’s refinery site in Gonfreville-l'Orcher, to protest against the oil company's decision to invest more than 8 billion Euros in tar sands oil production in Alberta, Canada. The tar sands consist of a tarry bitumen mixed with shale and sand from which oil is extracted through a long, expensive and complex process. The explosive growth of this process has huge environmental costs, damaging land, air, water, forests, and the climate.