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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

More workers get crammed into less space

Businesses have added back jobs since the recession, but not office space.
Posted In: office, Great Recession, Jobs

Obama's VA pick resigned under pressure from P&G

Robert McDonald led Procter & Gamble during a rocky four years.
Posted In: veterans affairs, proctor&gamble
Hungry and Homeless, a photo by James Jordan

Giving homes to the homeless without preconditions

Research shows that offering aid without preconditions has better results.
Posted In: homeless, Great Recession

Climate change could be good for those who sell seeds

Climate change is likely to affect farmers more than corporations like Monsanto.
Posted In: global warming, climate change, Agriculture
Morgantown Generating Station

The value of 'second-best solutions' to global warming

Former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson says we need a carbon tax to prevent a global-warming catastrophe. But if Congress won't act?
Posted In: carbon tax, Henry Paulson
Monet's 'Nympheas"

How Monet ends up on a mousepad for $10.95

The artist's work has been out of copyright since 1996.
Posted In: art, copyright, Monet

Why a lot of recalled cars and trucks never get fixed

Some owners think the dealer will soak them for other repairs.
Posted In: GM, car recalls
Workforce housing-- also called a "man camp"-- in Williston, ND

A mall in the middle of (what used to be) nowhere

Williston, North Dakota, is in the middle of an oil boom, but it doesn't have many stores or restaurants for a growing population.
Posted In: North Dakota, development, Black Gold Boom, Malls

Golf group hopes fewer holes means a better game

The U.S. Golf Association tells golfers to play shorter games.
Posted In: Golf, U.S. Open, Housing