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


Alcoa wants to be known for more than aluminum

Alcoa's bid to brand itself an "innovation powerhouse" recalls its roots.
Posted In: Alcoa, rebranding, aerospace

Before Facebook, there was Tuskegee and Milgram

How research ethics rules came to be. Dramatically.
Posted In: Facebook, research, psychology

Not just T-Mobile: how bogus charges get on your bill

Check your bill. "Cramming" goes back decades -- and costs billions.
Posted In: T-Mobile, Cellphones

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


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