Lonnie Thompson one of the Columbus 'True Originals'

February 4, 2020
Lonnie Thompson seated with 10 other True Originals

Lonnie G. Thompson, a paleoclimatologist, joins poet and author Hanif Abdurraqib, art and music producers Jack and Zoe Johnstone, and artists Jackie Calderone and Robert Post to be honored by the Columbus Foundation through its True Originals program. A distinguished climate research scientist at Ohio State University, Thompson's decades-long observations of glacier retreat has informed the public's understanding of global warming. Congratulations, Lonnie! 

Learn more about the True Originals program and its nominees here.