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: oil prices, fossil fuels, oil production, gas prices
The worst-hit countries are small oil producers that depend greatly on the revenue.
Posted In: open enrollment, financial, retirement savings
The average household nearing retirement has just $110,000 socked away in retirement accounts, one expert says.
Posted In: Black Friday, Ferguson, boycott
It depends on whether customers just buy the same stuff later. Or get creative.
Posted In: oil prices, cheap oil, middle east, Economy
Whole states lose out, and, also, global warming.
Posted In: GMOS, McDonald's, Health, nutrition
McDonald's appears to agree with customers who see new FDA-approved genetically modified potato as unhealthy.
Posted In: Keystone pipeline, Keystone XL, Oil, Senate
Argument for the Keystone pipeline lost steam in years before the Senate vote.
Posted In: cars, privacy, data collection
Auto makers issue privacy standards for the data that cars collect.
Posted In: Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway, tax advantage, duracell, proctor&gamble
Buffett says the rich don’t pay enough taxes, but his recent grab avoids plenty.
Posted In: China, carbon emissions, emissions cap
The U.S. commitments for reducing carbon emissions are mostly already in place.
Posted In: crude oil, gas prices, consumer spending, consumer behavior
Car buyers are impulsive, but not necessarily 'dumb.'