Diego Arguedas Ortiz is a climate journalist and communicator and a university lecturer from Costa Rica. He’s an advisor on climate change communication for the Minister of Environment and Energy of Costa Rica and the Climate Change Director of Costa Rica. From that role, he co-led the creation of an array of programs including Conversaciones Climáticas, the National Climate Change Survey and Next Season - Climate Change and Arts.
As a reporter, his work has appeared in BBC Future, MIT Technology Review, Le Monde Diplomatique, Vice, and Anthropocene, among other outlets. In 2015, he founded Ojo al Clima, Central America's first climate news outlet, which he led as its editor until 2019. His work includes five UN Climate Conferences, the Panama Papers international collaboration in 2016 and on-the-ground reporting from a dozen countries.
He joined the teaching team at the University of Costa Rica’s Communication School in 2016 and has taught journalism and climate communication modules.