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Kari De Pryck PhD

University of Geneva

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Kari De Pryck is a Lecturer at the Institute for Environmental Sciences of the University of Geneva. She is also a research associate at the Centre Internet et Société (CNRS) and the laboratory PACTE at the University of Grenoble Alpes. She holds a joint- PhD from Sciences Po Paris and the University of Geneva. At the intersection between International Relations and Science and Technology Studies, she is interested in the politics of knowledge production and use, focusing on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Net Emission Technologies (NETs). She has taught in several institutions (Sciences Po Paris, the University of Geneva, AgroParisTech and the University of Cambridge).

Focus areas of expertise

Climate policy and politics Geoengineering Net Zero Scientific assessments

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Kari De Pryck and Mike Hulme (eds). 2022. A Critical Assessment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 

Tommaso Venturini, Kari De Pryck and Robert Ackland. 2022. “Bridging in network organisations. The case of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Social Networks.

De Pryck K. GIEC. La voix du climat, Paris, Presses de Sciences Po, 2022.

De Pryck K., Hulme, M. (dir.) A Critical Assessment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2022.

Kari De Pryck. 2021. “Controversial Practices. Tracing the Proceduralization of the IPCC in time and space.” Global Policy 12 (S7), 80-89.

Kari De Pryck. 2021 “Intergovernmental Expert Consensus in the Making: The Case of the Summary for Policy Makers of the IPCC 2014 Synthesis Report.” Global Environmental Politics 21 (1), 108-129.

Liliana Bounegru, Kari De Pryck, Tommaso Venturini, Michele Mauri. 2020. “We Only Have 12 Years: YouTube and the IPCC Report on Global Warming of 1.5 ºC.” First Monday 25 (2).

Kari De Pryck and Krystel Wanneau. 2017. “(Anti)-boundary work in global environmental change research and assessment.” Environmental Science & Policy 77, 203-210.

Kari De Pryck and François Gemenne. 2017. “The denier-in-chief: Climate change, science and the election of Donald J. Trump.” Law and Critique 28 (2), 119-126.

Tommaso Venturini, Nicolas Baya Laffite, Jean-Philippe Cointet, Ian Gray, Viviane Zabban, Kari De Pryck. 2014. “Three maps and three misunderstandings: A digital mapping of climate diplomacy.” Big Data & Society 1 (2), 1-19.