The Week in Pictures: Angry Environmentalists Greet G20, New Gulf Oil Spill Time-Lapse Video, Cul de Sacs Make You Fat, and More (Slideshow)

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This week, G20 leaders from around the world gathered in Canada to discuss issues of finance and they were met with protests from angry environmentalists, including kids covered in fake oil. NASA released a new Gulf oil spill time-lapse video that provides visualization of the spill; New research shows that by reducing the amount of meat and dairy eaten and changing farming practices, by 2055 we could reduce emissions of methane and nitrous oxide from agricultural sources by more than 80%(!); and Italy is installing more solar power in two months than California does in a year, and by the end of this year they are expected to have one and a half times the total installed capacity of the entire US.

Find out what else made headlines in the world of green this week in our photo roundup of the most popular and most attention-grabbing stories:

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