Dan is a sustainability reporter for Marketplace. He has produced multimedia and radio features for WBEZ, NPR, BBC World Service and other public-media outlets.
Features by Dan Weissmann
Posted In: stock, stock buybacks, IBM
Critics have sounded alarms that companies are pumping up their stock price.
Posted In: corn, farming, hunger, Agriculture
Corn is not what you think. For starters: Most of the time, it's not human food.
Posted In: months, fundraising
It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month. And Physical Therapy Month. And more. Why?
Posted In: Costco, grocery store, Safeway
The company wants to grab a piece of a business that's getting more competitive.
Posted In: climate change, NGOs, air pollution
A partnership to cut emissions of methane—a potent greenhouse gas—in drilling.
Posted In: crude oil, fracking, minerals, mining
If someone owns oil or gas beneath your home, they might displace you to get it.
Posted In: space, Elon Musk, Russia
The billionaire's space venture Blue Origin announced a new partnership with NASA.
Posted In: crop, crops
A record corn crop, paradoxically, means hard times for farmers.
Posted In: coal, trains, Minnesota
Minnesota utility couldn't get enough coal by rail to keep four plants operating
Posted In: climate change, global warming, conservation, infrastructure
A report says the world is going to spend trillions on infrastructure either way.