Sam Barrett is an independent consultant working on adaptation finance. He is a political/economic geographer investigating the allocation and effectiveness of adaptation finance, with a specialization in Eastern and Southern Africa. Through recent publications in World Development (2014), Global Environmental Change (2013), and Progress in Human Geography (2013), he has begun theorizing and empirically substantiating the justice implications of finance allocation and effectiveness. He documents in multiple contexts/scales (international, subnational, and local) the relationship between levels of vulnerability and finance allocation; at final implementation, he records the impact of finance in achieving vulnerability reduction for populations with high climate risk.
Catherine Boone is a professor of comparative politics at the London School of Economics (LSE). She holds a BA from the University of California and a PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She serves on the steering committee of the American Political Science Association’s Africa Initiative and...
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Contributors. Global Environmental Politics 2015; 15 (3): iii–v. doi: https://doi.org/10.1162/GLEP_x_00308
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