John Muyskens

Washington, D.C.

Graphics reporter focusing on climate change and environmental justice

Education: Calvin College, Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

John Muyskens is a graphics reporter who focuses on climate change and environmental justice. He worked on the Post's Pulitzer-winning projects documenting fatal police shootings and global warming hot spots.
Latest from John Muyskens

Find out just how bad wildfire smoke has been in your area

Smoke from wildfires in Canada spread record-breaking air pollution across the United States. Use our tool to check the smoke pollution where you live.

June 29, 2023

Where extreme heat will pose the biggest threat: Look up your city

See in maps how heat waves and dangerous temperatures will affect your city this summer. Track the temperatures and extreme heat wave risk in your area.

June 29, 2023

The places in the U.S. most at risk for extreme rainfall

In some areas of the country, devastating precipitation is becoming more common as the world grows warmer, according to new data released Monday by the nonprofit First Street Foundation.

June 26, 2023

Tracking Biden’s environmental actions

President Biden is unwinding Donald Trump’s environmental legacy while forging his own. The Washington Post is chronicling every step.

June 7, 2023

We looked at 1,200 possibilities for the planet’s future. These are our best hope.

These scenarios help show us what needs to be done — and what we can still do.

May 22, 2023

    The early heat wave gripping the Northwest is rare — and worrying

    Parts of the Pacific Northwest may reach daily averages up to 30 degrees above normal that could pose health problems this early in the warm season.

    May 13, 2023

    City planners targeted a Black community for heavy pollution. Can the damage be undone?

    Highway and city planners saddled a once-proud Black community with freeways and diesel fumes, while more affluent neighborhoods were spared such burdens.

    May 7, 2023

    The number of students who have experienced gun violence at school since Columbine

    The Washington Post for years has tracked the number of students affected by school shootings. Since 1999, over 300,000 children have experienced gun violence during school hours.

    April 3, 2023

    U.S. home heating is fractured in surprising ways: Look up your neighborhood

    The split shows that much of the South, and rural America, could ditch fossil fuels easier than big cities and the coasts.

    March 6, 2023

      The risk of damage from hurricane winds will shift in coming decades. See the impact by Zip code.

      Strong winds fueled by climate change are expected to reach further inland and northward, putting more Americans at risk.

      February 27, 2023