Anne Danahy | StateImpact Pennsylvania

Anne Danahy

Anne Danahy has been a reporter at WPSU since fall 2017. She was a reporter for nearly 12 years at the Centre Daily Times in State College, Pennsylvania, where she earned a number of awards for her coverage of issues including the impact of natural gas development on communities.

She earned a bachelor's degree in communications from Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio, and a master's in media studies from Penn State.

She worked as a writer at Penn State, including with the Earth and Environmental Systems Institute. She’s a volunteer host at C-NET, Centre County's government-education access station.

Latest by Anne Danahy

Climate scientist Michael Mann: U.S. is in position to be a leader on climate change

The Penn State professor says President-elect Joe Biden has a mandate to act on the climate crisis.

By Anne Danahy

Penn State looking to grow its role as an ‘Energy University’

University President Eric Barron says he's looking forward to environmental issues getting more focus in Biden administration
By Anne Danahy

As election nears, Pennsylvania farmers — who see effects of climate change up close — have a list of things they’d like to see from government leaders

For one, it’s less regulation and spending — but others say they want politicians to listen to them about what’s needed to help the farming community meet the challenges of climate change.

By Anne Danahy

Some faculty’s environmental science research on hold, while others find work around, in face of COVID-19

The National Science Foundation postponed most work on Antarctica
By Anne Danahy

State funding aims to help businesses, schools, agencies move to cleaner fuel vehicles

The state announced $2.1 million in grants
By Anne Danahy

Q&A: Terry Engelder, Penn State scientist whose work led to the shale gas boom, talks about grand jury report on fracking

Now a professor emeritus of geosciences at Penn State, Terry Engelder acknowledged some mistakes by the state and by industry, but challenged parts of the grand jury report.

By Anne Danahy

COVID-19 has slowed green energy industry, but experts say it should bounce back

Many green energy businesses have been slammed as COVID-19 forces projects into a holding pattern. But, the long-range outlook could be positive. And, environmental and industry organizations are saying efforts to fuel the economy in the face of the pandemic are also opportunities to invest in cleaner energy.

By Anne Danahy