See this earlier article for background.
Some interesting material has been published by the joint public issues team of the Baptist, Methodist, and United Reformed Churches:
… with the exception of a discussion on fuel poverty, the Church of England’s statement does not reveal its own perspective on “balancing considerations” which it claims are not being taken into account by others.
The Church of England takes on the protestors by stating that blanket opposition to fracking “fails to take into account those who suffer most.” But this link to fuel poverty begs some critical examination…
This analysis references two earlier documents:
a report and study guide to help individuals and local groups:
– understand the position of The Baptist Union, The Methodist Church and The United Reformed Church on climate change
– become aware of a vital connections between climate change and the Christian faith
– transform lifestyles through studying, praying and acting on the issues
– inspire others in the community to live in harmony with the whole of creation