Costa Rica’s President Óscar Arias’ spoke at the United Nations in New York on September 22, 2009 regarding global climate change. The title of his speech was, “It’s Cheaper to Save the Planet than it is to Destroy it”.

Óscar Arias, Costa Rica's President

Óscar Arias, Costa Rica's President

Opinions vary over Arias’ politics; however it’s undeniable that we all must play a proactive role in finding a solution to global warming.

The speech is posted in English and Spanish on the Costa Rican Conservation Network’s Blog for all to critique!! Please do – we’re interested to hear your thoughts.

Pretoma’s president Randall Arauz has already weighed in with his opinion. Listen to his radio interview.

In addition, La Nación, Costa Rica’s largest newspaper, printed the comments of Grettel Ortiz, a Citizen’s Action Party (PAC) diplomat.

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    Costa Rica's President Óscar Arias' spoke at the United Nations in New York on September 22, 2009 regarding global climate change. The title of his speech was, 'It's Cheaper to Save the Planet than it is to Destroy it'. Opinions vary over Arias' politics; however it's undeniable that we all...