Lyndsey Layton

Washington, D.C.

Climate and the environment

Education: Wesleyan University, bachelor's degree in government

Lyndsey Layton is the deputy editor of the Post's climate and environment team since 2020. Prior to that, she ran coverage of local politics in D.C. and state politics in Virginia. As a reporter, Lyndsey covered a wide range of local and national beats, including national education, food safety and chemical policy, Congress, transportation and the U.S. invasion of Iraq.
Latest from Lyndsey Layton

Climate News quiz: Zero waste and clam gardens

Test your knowledge of climate change news with this Post quiz.

December 28, 2020

Climate news quiz: Rock dust and heat-ready cities

Test your knowledge about ways the climate is changing.

July 29, 2020

D.C. voters go to the polls

The primary election includes the race for mayor and multiple seats on the D.C. Council.

June 18, 2018

Obama announces his intent to nominate John B. King Jr. to officially take the role of education secretary

President Obama is slated to nominate John B. King Jr. to officially lead the Department of Education, where he has served as acting secretary since the start of the year.

February 11, 2016