The Week in Pictures: Parisian Industrial Island to Become Green Cultural Hub, Elf-Powered Christmas Tree, and More

Alex Davies

Alex Davies (@adavies47)
Living / Culture
December 16, 2011

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week in pics lead 12-16-11

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A Parisian suburb is in the process of transforming an island, once home to a major automobile plant, into a new neighborhood with am emphasis on sustainability and culture.

We also have a 20 foot tall Christmas tree with lights powered by jumping elves, a hydrogen-powered tractor that we think is sexy, flame retardants messing with fish DNA, games for straphangers, cherry pie with a twist, and more in our roundup of the best images on TreeHugger this week.