Previous INTERVIEWS

Interview with El Pais about the UN Climate Summit in New York

Monica spoke about the expectations of this global gathering and the need for new leadership that defends science.

This interview was about developments in Costa Rica two years after my TED talk and given the President announcement to make fossil free Costa Rica one of this priorities...

El Financiero interviews Monica about the idea of turning CR into a decarbonization lab...

Independent UK talks to several experts about Carlos Alvarado decision to go fossil free in Costa Rica

Article about what Costa Rica needs to do to move the decarbonization agenda and what it is like to be an activist

Article about new President of Costa Rica with insights from Monica Araya as fossil free activist

Profile article about my work as a renewables and electric mobility advocate in Latin America.

With nearly all its electricity generated from renewables, Costa Rica has now set its sights on decarbonizing the transportation sector. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, green-energy activist Monica Araya explains how her country can wean itself entirely off fossil fuels.

Interviewed by Perfil Magazine about our all-female expedition to Antarctica.

Interviewed with the Colombian newspaper about the all-female expedition to Antarctica

ECOAMERICAS: Costa Rica’s Araya seeks greening of nation’s political discourse July 2016

EcoAmericas, a monthly magazine about environmental policy and politics, interviewed me about Costa Rica´s green opportunities and challenges

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YALE ENVIRONMENT 360: How Costa Rica Is Moving Toward a Green Economy 05.01.17

Interviewed by Diane Toomey. 

With nearly all its electricity generated from renewables, Costa Rica has now set its sights on decarbonizing the transportation sector. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, green-energy activist Monica Araya explains how her country can wean itself entirely off fossil fuels.

US NEWS: Is Costa Rica's Green Reputation at Risk? 14.11.16

Interviewed by Lindsey Fendt.

Article about the advances and challenges in Costa Rica.

TU.no (Norway): Electric mobility in Costa Rica, breaking free from fossil fuels 14.11.16

Interviewed by Marius Valle. Norway's technical magazine talks to Monica Araya about electric mobility in Costa Rica and the need for Norway and Costa Rica to collaborate on the search for fossil-free mobility. 

Justin Worland talks to Monica Araya for an article about Costa Rica.

Michael Graham Richard cites Monica Araya in this article about Costa Rica.

Lindsey Fendt interviewed Monica Araya in this article about Costa Rica.

Frederique Saliba interviewed Monica Araya for this article about Costa Rica´s electricity.

Craig Welsh interviews Monica Araya for this article about Australia and Costa Rica.

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By Anya Khalamayzer

 

Each of these 12 videos tells a sustainability story creatively in 15 minutes or less. This assortment from a mix of corporate and nonprofit voices offers lessons in effective messaging.

By Monica Antonio

Costa Rica has turned its back on fossil fuels and is running on renewable energy for two months now, proving that a country did not have to rely on fossil fuel to keep its engine going all year round.

By Brian Palmer

Costa Rica is pulling off a feat most countries just daydream about. The article mentions some of the points made in Monica Araya's TED talk.

Corporate guru Andrew Winston writes about Norway´s and Costa Rica´s green track record and talks to Monica Araya about her country´s prospects.

Charles Mandel interviews Monica Araya about Costa Rica´s clean electricity track record.

Five experts, including Monica Araya, give their opinion on what the future holds. Monica focuses on Costa Rica.

Lynne Peeples interviews Monica Araya for this article about Costa Rica.

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Examples of the media work in the road to Paris

(Climate Summit COP21)

Jean Chemnick interviews Monica Araya for this article about Christiana Figueres. 

Jeff Tollefson interviewed Monica Araya for an article about Christiana Figueres.

Pilita Clark speaks to Monica Araya about the situation of Nicaragua at the Paris climate talks.

Karla Madrigal writes about Costa Rica Limpia's citizen consultation on renewable energy - an initiative led by Monica Araya.

Michelle Soto writes about Costa Rica Limpia's citizen consultation on renewable energy and interviews Monica Araya.

Michelle Soto writes to Monica Araya about Costa Rica Limpia's citizen consultation on climate change - the first of its kind in the country.

Soledad Montero writes about the first citizen consultation on climate change organized by Monica Araya´s Costa Rica Limpia.

Camila Salazar writes an article about the radio interview in which Amelia Rueda, a journalist, and Monica Araya discuss the need to invest in public transportation as opposed to an oil refinery project.

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Quotes and/or interviews in international newspapers and magazines

Quotes and/or interviews in Newspapers and magazines in Spanish

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Online outlets in Spanish