Michael Northcott is Reader in Christian Ethics in the School of Divinity of Edinburgh University. He is also an Anglican Priest. He was Visiting Professor at the Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences at Duke University, North Carolina in 2005, and at the Claremont School of Theology in California in 2002. He has written many papers on ecological ethics and his book The Environment and Christian Ethics was published by Cambridge University Press in 1996. He has been working on the ethics of climate change since 2005 and his book A Moral Climate? The Ethics of Global Warming will be published by Darton Longman and Todd and Orbis Press in 2007. His last book An Angel Directs the Storm: Apocalyptic Religion and American Empire was published by I. B. Tauris in 2004.