“OMON opened fire on Friday [26 mai] tear gas against hundreds of climate activists who tried to block the annual general meeting of the oil giant TotalEnergies”reports CNBC.

In front of the Salle Pleyel in Paris, demonstrators gathered by a group of non-governmental organizations such as Alternatiba Paris, 350.org, Friends of the Earth, Scientists in Revolt promised that they would succeed in disrupting the GA. “condemn the growth of TotalEnergies in the field of fossil fuels”, explain the American economic media.

“The overthrow of the total”

Clashes broke out between police and protesters “shortly before the start of the shareholder meeting, where they ultimately rejected a resolution asking the company to align its climate goals with the Paris Agreement. [qui vise à limiter la hausse des températures à 1,5 °C par rapport à la période préindustrielle] and commit to reduce CO2 radically by 2030.”

warning them “Three times on a megaphone”Tell german wave, “Police used tear gas and pepper spray against activists who managed to hold a sit-in near the conference room.