Robert Gibson

University of Waterloo professor and the magazine’s long-time editor, Robert Gibson chairs Alternatives’ editorial board and writes our back-page column: What’s the Big Idea. He reads every word of every issue and can be thanked for the best – and the poopiest – article titles. Substitution gets us genetic engineering, nuclear reactors, ocean draggers and unconventional oil. 


  • From EATING AROUND THE WORLD article: "The long road to sustainability requires rebuilding our communities, and a g… 4 weeks 5 days ago
  • A Valentine's Day (and every day) message from Jane Goodall: "Let us replace impatience and intolerance with unders… 4 weeks 5 days ago
  • For Valentine's Day: 4 weeks 5 days ago