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

Anti-gay law vetoed after pressure from business

Corporations had urged Arizona governor to veto the legislation.
Posted In: arizona, LGBT

Maybe video stores aren't dead after all

Not everyone is binge-streaming "House of Cards."
Posted In: video rentals, VHS, Blockbuster

Can the "Three Amigos" help business travelers?

President Obama meets with his counterparts from Mexico and Canada.
Posted In: Obama, Harper, Canada, Mexico, nieto

Chicago's winter and a commuter-rail system in trouble

Delayed trains left commuters standing in icy winds, and revealed an accident waiting to happen.
Posted In: polar vortex, Chicago, public transportation

Messaging apps: Skype has competition. Facebook too.

A Japanese company bets $900 million that Viber will take over your phone. Their goal: to take the place of smartphones.
Posted In: messaging, skype, Facebook, Viber

The pollutants in your face wash

Groups say pieces of plastic -- called microbeads -- end up in our waterways
Posted In: Environment, water, consumer products

What kind of stock photo says "working women"?

Getty Images and Lean In are putting together alternatives to women climbing ladders and smiling at their salads
Posted In: Getty images, stock photos, Lean In

Why would you want to brew your own Coke?

Coca-Cola's partnership with Green Mountain Coffee-- the K-cup people-- promises the power to make pop at home. And that's a big deal, why?
Posted In: Coke, Green Mountain Coffee, coffee

Sochi Olympics isn't a guaranteed winner for sponsors

If you attend the Sochi Olympics, you’ll see a big presence by U.S. corporate sponsors. But here in the U.S., the companies are being pressured to renounce Russia's anti-gay policies.
Posted In: Olympics, Winter Olympics, Sochi

Amid Texas drought, this rain man bottles water

For one Texas tinkerer, collecting the rain that falls on his roof turned into a business.
Posted In: water, drought, texas


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