Inside COP21: You Have to See These Behind-the-Scenes Photos

Fifteen reasons we love the Paris climate talks photo stream.

With the Paris climate talks in full swing, COP21’s official photo stream offers an inside look at the  speeches, meetings, exhibits, and hangout spaces. Here are our favorites.

The Solar Sound System in the Climate Generations space of the conference. Photo courtesy of COP Paris.

The delegation of indigenous peoples express their opinions in the morning on the main walkway of COP21. Photo by Benjamin Géminel, courtesy of COP Paris.

Official opening ceremony of COP21. Photo by Arnaud Bouissou, courtesy of COP Paris.

Photo courtesy of COP Paris.

Photo by Arnaud Bouissou, courtesy of COP Paris.

 French President François Hollande stands in the Climate Generation space at the conference. Photo by Benjamin Géminel, courtesy of COP Paris.

People from Burkina Faso meet to assess the progress of the negotiations. Photo by Benjamin Géminel, photo courtesy of COP Paris.

Photo by Benjamin Géminel, courtesy of COP Paris.

Photo by Benjamin Géminel, courtesy of COP Paris.

Photo courtesy of COP Paris.

Photo courtesy of COP Paris.

Oceans Day in the Climate Generations space of the conference. Photo courtesy of COP Paris.

Photo by Benjamin Géminel, courtesy of COP Paris.

Observers and groups of non-state actors committed to the climate listen to Laurent Fabius, President of COP21. Photo by Arnaud Bouissou, courtesy of COP Paris.

Press conference of the delegation of indigenous peoples. Photo by Benjamin Géminel, courtesy of COP Paris.