Our picks for the week of July 12-18:

Media Mayhem: Why James Hansen and others feel environmentalist must resort to civil disobedience to fight coal plants.
America's greenest game: Baseball teams play up their focus in the environment with stadiums new and old.
Green light district? A German brothel is offering an eco-discount to those who don't arrive in a car.
Consider your pets: Answer guru Vanessa helps you lessen your pet's carbon paw print.
Translating Uncle Sam: Are droughts getting worse?
Ecollywood: Catch up with soap star Laura Wright and her life on the farm.
7 model citizens: These supermodels are doing their part to change the world.
Mob mentality: Learn more about a Bay Area company that is harnessing the power of the people for good.

MNN week in review 7/17/2009
This week's best bets from the Mother Nature Network. 7/17/2009