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

Jeff Bezos

Bezos wins a round in the billionaire space race

The billionaire's space venture Blue Origin announced a new partnership with NASA.
Posted In: space, Elon Musk, Russia
Alex Edgington, on his farm near St. Ansgar, Iowa.

In Iowa, big corn crop presents a problem

A record corn crop, paradoxically, means hard times for farmers.
Posted In: crop, crops

Rail delays shut down Midwestern power plants

Minnesota utility couldn't get enough coal by rail to keep four plants operating
Posted In: coal, trains, Minnesota
Power generation

Fighting global warming doesn't have to break the bank

A report says the world is going to spend trillions on infrastructure either way.
Posted In: climate change, global warming, conservation, infrastructure

What, exactly, Alibaba does

Alibaba isn't a Chinese version of Amazon.
Posted In: alibaba, investors, China, IPO

For personal finance advice, ask a millennial

A new report says millennials are making savvy use of debit cards to avoid debt.
Posted In: millennial, Credit card, cash, Personal Finance

What is 4chan?

4chan is an anarchic website where anonymity plays out in several directions.
Posted In: website, celebrity
Morgan Stanley

Why Morgan Stanley is buying up diesel in Europe

In July and August, the bank has been shopping for, and buying, diesel every day.
Posted In: Morgan Stanley, diesel, Banks
Sign outside the Havas Chicago office: Do not pet the interns

Summer interns as art installation

An ad agency displays its Instagram-chosen interns like art.
Posted In: intern, ad campaign, instagram
Mexican sugar

US sugar policy leaves sour taste for candy makers

New tariffs are another policy win for U.S. growers, and prices will stay high.
Posted In: tariffs, Mexico, sugar


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