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: Olympics, Winter Olympics, Sochi
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: water, drought, texas
For one Texas tinkerer, collecting the rain that falls on his roof turned into a business.
The FCC is about to revamp the program that buys broadband access for schools
Posted In: airports, cleveland, United Airlines
Cleveland now goes the way of St. Louis, Pittsburgh and other former airline hubs, as United announces a streamlining of its routes
Posted In: fossil fuels
More than 70 business groups have formed a coalition to confront the Obama administration’s energy regulation process at every step
Posted In: newspapers, advertising, Chicago
The Chicago Tribune decides to give unsubscribers' doorsteps a break.
Posted In: nat gas, propane
High demand for heating fuel means high prices in Midwest and Northeast.
Posted In: drought, california, Jerry Brown
California's rainfall last year was the lowest since 1877, it hasn’t rained yet this "rainy season," fire watch started in January, and there's almost no Sierra snowpack to melt. There's a drought emergency in this giant agricultural state.
Posted In: texas, drought
Austin has banned watering lawns and raised rates for city water. So affluent residents are drilling private wells.
Posted In: pizza
A private-equity firm plans to buy the kids' pizza palace. What on earth will they do with it?