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: cnn, buyout, Retirement
Congratulations, you're being offered a buyout. Is that... good?
Posted In: sleep, teenagers, high school
Too little sleep is a health hazard, but school boards aren't changing.
Posted In: Taxes, cell phones, bills, hidden fees
A bunch of them are taxes - and a bunch are extra fees that just look like taxes.
Posted In: baseball, Sports, business of sports
Like other top earners, their pay went up much faster than the average worker's.
Posted In: California drought 2014, california
Over the long term, the state may not have the water it needs to farm this much.
Posted In: Amazon
A Square-like card-reader may bring more data than cash.
Posted In: payday loans, New York City
Manhattan's District Attorney says company made illegal loans via the web.
Posted In: Marvel comics, Amazon
Meanwhile, its war with book publisher Hachette intensifies.
Posted In: coal, carbon emissions
Kentucky's manufacturing industry is based on cheap electricity produced by coal.
Posted In: energy, carbon emissions, texas
Using more natural gas is costly, but the state's producers will benefit.