Devyani Singh

I believe that all polices made should have an equity and climate lens. I will promote the inclusion of science, decolonization, and social justice in decision-making across all sectors of the government.

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Biography

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Dr. Devyani Singh is a climate scientist and an economist with expertise in energy and climate policy, oil and gas emissions, energy transitions, natural climate solutions, environmental finance, and sustainable forestry.

As a scientist, an economist, and your future City Councilor, Devyani will promote the inclusion of science, decolonization, and social justice in decision-making across all sectors of the government. As an immigrant, a woman of colour, and a renter, She understands the struggles faced by many in Vancouver trying to find affordable housing and our meet daily needs. Dr. Singh promises to work across party lines to solve these multiple crises across Metro Vancouver. 

We are in the middle of a climate crisis, a global pandemic (it’s not over yet!), and a housing and affordability crisis. Moreover, the past few years have shown us how societal inequalities have disproportionate impact on marginalized communities – BIPOC, LGBTQ2+, seniors, people living in poverty, and those with disabilities. We now have an opportunity to ensure an equitable, green, and sustainable economic future for Vancouver, and the time to act is now!

Reason for running

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As a climate scientist, an economist, a woman of colour, and a renter – I understand the struggles faced by many of us in this city. I am dedicated to collaborating and finding solutions to build a sustainable city where everyone can afford to live where we work and study.

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