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French Police Attack Climate Activists Protesting TotalEnergies’ Annual Investor Meeting

HeadlineMay 26, 2023

In Paris, French riot police deployed tear gas and pepper spray as hundreds of climate activists converged on the TotalEnergies shareholders’ meeting earlier today. Investors are voting on a resolution to make accelerated emissions cuts in line with the French government’s climate goals — a measure opposed by Total’s board. The protests in Paris come days after activists in London disrupted Shell’s annual shareholders’ meeting.

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