Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Climate-Action-at-Total-Refinery-in-France-27MZIFL7YWLB.htmlConceptually similarClimate Action at Total Refinery in FranceGP01VQPCompleted★★★★Climate Action at Total Refinery in FranceGP01VQSCompleted★★★★Climate Action at Total Refinery in FranceGP01VQRCompleted★★★★Climate Action at Total Refinery in FranceGP01VQTCompleted★★★★★★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 AllGP01VQQClimate Action at Total Refinery in FranceGreenpeace activists display a banner on the chimney of Total's refinery in Gonfreville-l'Orcher, reading in French "Sustainable destruction". 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:2585px X 3886pxKeywords:Actions and protests-Banners-Chimneys-Climate (campaign title)-Climbing actions-Day-Direct communications-KWCI (GPI)-Logos-Oil (fossil fuel)-Oil (Industry)-Oil refineries-Outdoors-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.