Friends of the Earth called promising tax breaks for fracking in the current economic climate "a disgrace".
The group's head of campaigns, Andrew Pendleton, added:
Ministers should be encouraging investors to develop the nation's huge renewable energy potential.
This would create tens of thousands of jobs and wean the nation off its increasingly expensive fossil fuel dependency.
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The Foreign Secretary also revealed the Government was not taking a ‘take it or leave it’ approach with negotiations.
The former minister made the comments in her first major interview since a party investigation was launched into her conduct.
The new foreign secretary told Robert Peston that the UK accepts the need to achieve a "level playing field in any free trade agreement".