Research contributions

Coastline

Dissertations and published reports

 Journal articles and book chapters

Formal submissions

  • Kyrke Gaudreau and Robert B. Gibson, “Framework for Sustainability-based Assessment for the Public Utilities Board’s Needs For and Alternatives To (NFAT) Assessment of Manitoba Hydro's Preferred Development Plan and Alternatives (.pdf),” report prepared for Manitoba Public Interest Law Centre acting for the Consumers Association of Canada (Manitoba Branch), submitted to the Manitoba Pubic Utilities Board NFAT review and hearings, 26 February 2014, 66pp.
  • Kyrke Gaudreau and Robert B. Gibson, “Framework for Sustainability-based Assessment for the Keeyask Hydro Project (.pdf),” report prepared for Manitoba Public Interest Law Centre acting for the Consumers Association of Canada (Manitoba Branch), submitted to the Manitoba Clean Environment Commission review and hearings on the proposed Keeyask Hydropower Project, 5 November 2013, 80pp.
  • Robert B. Gibson (with contributions from Lindsay Staples, Rick Hendriks Anna Johnston and others), “Framework for Sustainability-based Assessment for the Site C Joint Panel Review (.pdf),” report prepared for the Peace Valley Landowners Association and submitted to the Joint Review Panel for the Site C Hydropower Project, 31 October 2013, 9pp.
  • Robert B. Gibson and Lindsay Staples, “Comments on the 10 April 2012 Draft Environmental Impact Statement Guidelines for the Site C Project,” prepared for the Landowners Affected by Proposed Site C, for submission to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, 23 May 2012, 19pp. [item 374]
  • Robert B. Gibson, “Revision of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act as a next generation regime,” submission to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development concerning the review of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 3 November 2011, plus supplementary submission, “React to the symptoms or treat the underlying problems? a comparison of two basic approaches to addressing the deficiencies of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act,” 28 November 2011.
  • Robert B. Gibson, Mark Winfield, Tanya Markvart, Kyrke Gaudreau and Jennifer Taylor, “An Analysis of the Ontario Power Authority's Consideration of Environmental Sustainabilty in Electricity System Planning (.pdf),” prepared for the Green Energy Coalition, Pembina Institute and Ontario Sustainable Energy Association, submitted to the Ontario Energy Board, in the matter of sections 25.30 and 25.31 of the Electricity Act 1998 and in the matter of an application by the Ontario Power Authority for review and approval of the Integrated Power System Plan and proposed procurement processes, 1 August 2008, 200 pp.
  • Robert B. Gibson and Tanya Markvart, “Comments on the April 2008 ‘Draft Guidelines for the Preparation of the Environmental Impact Statement for the Deep Geologic Repository of Low- and Intermediate-Level Radioactive Wastes’ (PDF),” submitted to Deep Geologic Repository Project Assessment Review, Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, Ottawa, 17 June 2008, 22pp. plus appendices.
  • Robert B. Gibson and Tanya Markvart, “Comments on the April 2008 ‘Draft Guidelines for the Preparation of the Environmental Impact Statement for Bruce Power’s New Nuclear Power Plant Project' (PDF) ,” submitted to Bruce Power New Nuclear Power Plant Project Assessment Review, Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, Ottawa, 17 June 2008, 24pp. plus appendices.
  • Robert B. Gibson, “Considerations for a sustainability-based evaluation of the proposed Whites Point Quarry and Marine Terminal project,” presentation and formal submission to the hearings of the Whites Point Quarry and Marine Terminal Joint Review Panel, Digby, Nova Scotia, 26 June 2007, supplemented by an addendum to the submission, plus appendices, 29 June 2007.

Other contributions

  • Robert B. Gibson, “Preparing a sustainability-based argument for environmental assessment proceedings in Canada (.pdf),” advisory note, revised July 2013.
  • Carla Grigoletto Duarte, Jenny Pope, Amarilis Lucia Castelli Figueiredo Gallardo, Kyrke Gaudreau, Robert B. Gibson, Tadeu Fabricio Malheiros, “Sustainability Assessment for Brazilian Ethanol: insights for the medium-term energy plan,” proceedings of Energy Future: the Role of Impact Assessment, 32nd Annual Conference of the International Association for Impact Assessment, Porto, Portugal, May 2012.
  • Robert B. Gibson and Jenny Pope, “Sustainability assessment for responsible development: the Mackenzie Gas and Browse LNG Precinct projects,” paper presented at Energy Future: the Role of Impact Assessment, 32nd Annual Conference of the International Association for Impact Assessment, Porto, Portugal, May 2012
  • Kyrke Gaudreau, Robert B. Gibson and Roydon A. Fraser, “Agricultural residues for bioenergy in Senegal,” paper presented at Energy Future: the Role of Impact Assessment, 32nd Annual Conference of the International Association for Impact Assessment, Porto, Portugal, May 2012
  • Robert B. Gibson, “Clarification of certain key matters related to the criteria and scope of the Joint Review Panel review of the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipelines project and Environmental Impact Statement (.pdf),” commissioned by Barry Robinson, Ecojustice on behalf of the Living Oceans Society, the Raincoast Conservation Foundation and ForestEthics, 13 August 2011, 28pp.
  • Carla Grigoletto Duarte, Kyrke Gaudreau, Robert B. Gibson, Tadeu Fabrício Malheiros, “Sustainability assessment of Brazilian sugarcane ethanol: briefing from a case study in a Brazilian mill,” in proceedings of Impact Assessment and Responsible Development, the annual conference of the International Association for Impact Assessment, Puebla, Mexico, 28 May-4 June 2011.
  • Kyrke Gaudreau, Robert B. Gibson, Roydon A. Fraser, “Integrated sustainability and systems assessment: application to a small-scale biodiesel project in Barbados,” paper presented at Advances in Energy Studies 2010 Conference, Barcelona, Spain, 19-21 October 2010.
  • Robert B. Gibson, “Framing an environmental assessment of NAFTA,” background paper prepared for the Commission on Environmental Cooperation Face-to-Face Meeting of Panel of Experts, Washington, DC, USA, 9 July 2010.
  • Robert B. Gibson, “Testing for tomorrow (.pdf),” Alternatives Journal 34:4 (2008), pp.8-9
  • Robert B. Gibson, “Sustainability assessment: creeping away from the precipice, one undertaking at a time,” presentation to a meeting of the State Sustainability Commissioners and the Sustainability Collaborative, Perth, Australia, 31 March 2006.
  • Robert B. Gibson, “Integration through sustainability assessment: a non-pillar approach,” paper presented at International experience and perspectives in SEA (a global conference on Strategic Environmental Assessment organized by the International Association for Impact Assessment), Prague, Czech Republic, 28 September 2005.
  • Robert B. Gibson, “Sustainability assessment as an approach to integrated decision making,” keynote paper presented to Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Development in Mountain Areas of Europe: the challenge of interdisciplinary research, European Bioscene Research Project conference, Ioannina, Greece, 23 September 2005.
  • Robert B. Gibson, “Sustainability assessment as an approach to the integration of socio-economic effects considerations under the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act,” Proceedings of a Workshop on Socio-economic Effects Assessment in the Yukon, Whitehorse, 1-3 February 2005.
  • Robert B. Gibson, “Sustainability assessment and implications for regional effects assessment,” in CD proceedings of Environment Canada International Workshop on Regional and Strategic Environmental Assessment and the Petroleum Industry, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 23-24 May 2003, published on workshop CD, 2004.