Environment

The heavens are yours, the earth also is yours;
the world and all that is in it—you have founded them.

Our environmental focus ranges from calling for sustainable energy policies to helping local churches reduce their energy consumption


Key Resources

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Hope in God’s Future

Hope in God’s Future is a report and study guide to help individuals and local groups understand the position of our Churches on climate change, become aware of a vital connections between climate change and the Christian faith and transform lifestyles through studying, praying and acting on the issues.

 

 

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Fuel Poverty and the role of clean low carbon energy – towards a joined-up strategy for the UK

Some have raised concerns that making increased use of renewable energy may lead to increasing fuel poverty.Our briefing Fuel Poverty and the role of clean low carbon energy – towards a joined-up strategy for the UK, shows that green, clean energy does not cause fuel poverty. The main cause of rising fuel poverty levels is the increasing cost of gas and oil.

The Methodist Church has also produced a useful guide on installing solar panels on churches. It can be found here.


 

UK ambition for a low carbon future

Ask your MP and prospective parliamentary candidates how they will ensure that the UK meets its responsibility on climate change.

The Energy Bill campaign 2013

Time for climate action is a joint call by the Methodist Church, Baptist Union, United Reformed Church and Quakers in Britain for a fair economy that works within the limits of our earth and climate.

Carbon Reduction

The Carbon Reduction Project is enabling the Methodist Church to assess its carbon footprint and bring about a reduction in carbon emissions in line with the national goal for 2050.

Environmental Newsletter

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