Fragmented governance hampers efforts to address tightly coupled challenges, like coming to grips with climate change and fulfilling the Millennium Development Goals. The way forward is to launch programmatic initiatives focusing on adaptation to climate change and the transition to a green economy that appeal to many separate bodies as win-win opportunities.
Young, O. (2011). “Overcoming Fragmented Governance: The case of climate change and the MDGs.” Governance and Sustainability Issue Brief Series: Brief 2. Center for Governance and Sustainability. University of Massachusetts Boston.