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The House of Lords has narrowly rejected a proposal for the UK to have decarbonised power stations by 2030.
A vote by MPs against setting a decarbonisation target in the Energy Bill is "deeply disappointing and a missed opportunity", says Christian Aid.
The Free Churches have called on the Westminster government to protect the fuel poor and work towards the decarbonisation of the UK's energy network.
Environmentalists say MPs must struggle for a proper decarbonisation target and support for smaller generators to break the 'Big 6' energy deadlock.
An interesting but powerful fact from the World Development Movement: By the end of tomorrow (Friday 13 January 2012), the average person in Britain will have emitted as much carbon dioxide as the average person in Kenya will in an entire year.
The Methodist Conference has said that failure to acknowledge the urgent need for radical cuts in greenhouse gas emissions is “morally irresponsible” in a new statement adopted by the Church.
Activists will continue to push for tougher European action on climate change, after MEPs rejected a plan to increase carbon emission cuts.
Leading campaign groups have launched a flurry of actions urging Conservative MEPs to rethink their plans to oppose deeper cuts in Europe’s carbon emissions.
Christian Aid wants the UK international development secretary to use his World Bank board role to seek an end to investment in carbon-intensive energy projects.
Christian Aid has welcomed new research showing that companies which make their carbon footprint public cut costs and attract investment.