President of Costa Rica Named One of Time Magazine’s “100 Rising Stars That Will Change the World”

Costa Rica has been leading the way for sustainable tourism for decades, starting with the formation of reserves and parks in the 1960s and 70s. They are now leading the world in their policies to address climate change.

“Since becoming President in 2018, President Alvarado has established a bold path for Costa Rica, setting targets to reform transport, energy, waste and land use. He is building on his nation’s rich legacy of sustainable development and environmentally mindful growth.” – Ban Ki-moon for TIMES 100 Rising Stars That Will Change the World

President Alvarado on climate change