About

Jasmine Livingston is an interdisciplinary social scientist with a background in environmental politics, environmental geography and environmental science. Her main research interests lie at the intersections between environmental governance, science and technology studies, and environmental science, with a particular interest on the role that science-policy interactions play in the shaping of objects of governance, global goals, and scientific assessment.  She is currently a Post Doctoral Researcher at Utrecht University. Jasmine did her PhD and a Post Doc at Lund University where she looked in particular at the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and how it contributed and responded to, changes in international climate change policy around the Paris Agreement. In her current research she works to bring a perspective from global governance to a team of Integrated Assessment Modelers working towards developing scenarios to reach the goals of the Paris Agreement.

Recent publications:

  • Thoni, T., & Livingston, J. E. (2021). Going beyond science-policy interaction? An analysis of views among intergovernmental panel on climate change actors. Critical Policy Studies. https://doi.org/10.1080/19460171.2019.1665564
  • Livingston, J. E., & Rummukainen, M. (2020). Taking science by surprise: The knowledge politics of the IPCC Special Report on 1.5 degrees. Environmental Science & Policy. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2020.05.020
  • Livingston, J. E., Lövbrand, E., & Alkan-Olsson, J. (2018). From climates multiple to climate singular: Maintaining policy-relevance in the IPCC synthesis report. Environmental Science & Policy. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2018.10.003