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Saturday, 18 November, 2000, 11:46 GMT
Global climate change

With representatives of more than 150 governments in the Hague to negotiate the United Nations convention on climate change, here is a selection of BBC reports on the issues facing the delegates.




Smoke chimney
Smoke chimney

One of the key arguments at the Hague is over the use of financial deals for polluting countries to "buy" emission cuts in other countries. The BBC's Environment Correspondent, Tim Hirsch, reports from the Hague on this dirty dealing.








Arctic landscape
Arctic landscape

The BBC's Robert Pigott reports from the village of Shishmaref on the arctic circle in Alaska, which is being destroyed as the climate warms.









Parched ground during drought in Namibia
Parched ground during drought in Namibia

With weather extremes, such as floods and droughts, being blamed on global warming, BBC News Online's environment correspondent Alex Kirby reports on the science of climate change.










Sunbather on the beach
Sunbather on the beach

Europe's climate in 50 years: See the full interview with climatologist Professor Martin Parry.











The planet Earth as seen from space
The planet Earth as seen from space

Adapt, change - or die: the choices facing Planet Earth. See the full interview with climate change scientist Dr Mike Hulme.











Data from the Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer
Data from the Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer

How the Antarctic ozone hole was found - Jonathan Shanklin of the British Antarctic Survey describes how he made the shocking discovery in Antarctica.











Amazon rainforest skyline
Amazon rainforest skyline

BBC environment correspondent Tim Hirsch reports from Bolivia on how industrialised nations are helping to save rainforests, but at a price.



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