Photo Story: Beyond the negotiations, COP26 in pictures

The Glasgow Climate Conference officially opened on 31 October, with some 50,000 delegates, NGOs and press registered.
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The Glasgow Climate Conference officially opened on 31 October, with some 50,000 delegates, NGOs and press registered.
COP26 is being held at the Scottish Event Campus, a Green Tourism Award-winning event space in the heart of Glasgow.
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Long lines of participants wait to pass security and enter the Blue Zone at the Scottish Event Campus, at the COP26 Climate Conference in Glasgow, Scotland.
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Primer Minister Mia Motley of Barbados, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Primer Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh, chat with each other before the main event at the COP26 Climate Conference in Glasgow, Scotland.
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UN Secretary-General António Guterres addressing  the opening of the COP26 Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, on Monday
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Delegates seated in the main plenary at the COP26 Climate Conference in Glasgow, Scotland.
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A group armed with signs pose for photographers at the main corridor of the Blue Zone at the COP26 Climate Conference in Glasgow, Scotland.
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Actor Leonardo DiCaprio holds a one-on-one with UN Secretary-General António Guterres during the Leaders Summit at the COP26 Climate Conference in Glasgow, Scotland.
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Journalists take a rest after a busy day at the COP26 Climate Conference in Glasgow, Scotland.
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Activist dressed as dinosaur character takes part in demonstrations at the COP26 Climate Conference in Glasgow, Scotland.
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COP26 attendants hang promises and petitions to world leaders in the form of leaves of different colors at the Climate Conference in Glasgow, Scotland.
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