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Abiodun P. Afolabi recently completed his Doctoral Research at Rhodes University, South Africa. In his dissertation, he focused on the Ethics of Climate Change. He specifically addressed how issues of cultural autonomy and cultural heritage devastation in Africa can best be treated in an overall conception of climate justice. His research focus in the past four years has been on global justice, climate ethics and environmental politics.
Africa's vulnerability to climate change suggests an urgent need to finance adaptation activities. In recent times, very little financing for adaptation has been directed toward the region. Scholars have highlighted the problem of vested interests as the bane of global climate politics but not sufficiently addressed in the area of climate finance....