Michael Northcott is Professor of Ethics in the School of Divinity at the University of Edinburgh.
He is author of a number of books including The Environment and Christian Ethics (Cambridge UP 1996), A Moral Climate: The Ethics of Global Warming (Orbis, NY, 2007), A Political Theology of Climate Change (SPCK 2014) and, with Peter Scott, Systematic Theology and Climate Change (Routledge 2014).
He is lead investigator on the AHRC/ESRC research project Caring for the Future Through Ancestral Time: http://ancestraltime.org.uk/. He has been visiting professor at Claremont School of Theology, Dartmouth College, Duke University, Flinders University, and the University of Malaya.
He is a trustee of Traidcraft and an Episcopal Priest. In that capacity he helps out in rural churches in Dumfrieshire where, with his wife Jill, he keeps a cottage garden. He confesses to having a bit of a bike fetish, using a single speed Brompton in the city, and a hard tail MTB in the forests and hills.