Lauren "Piper" C.
Piper is a high school junior in Logan, UT. This is her first year on NYLC. She has led her Roots & Shoots group to pass a Clean Air and Sustainability Resolution through her city council, and is working to pass similar resolutions statewide. She lobbied for carbon fee legislation on Capital Hill with Citizen's Climate Lobby, and spoke at their national conference. In December of 2015, she attended the COP21 UN Climate Summit in Paris. While there, she conducted a film project on how climate change affects communities worldwide. She's shared her story through TEDxSalt Lake City, Utah Public Radio, and ABC4 News. When she's not doing environmental work, she enjoys participating in her high school social justice club, the speech and debate team, hiking and road biking.