John Alker is director of policy and communications at UK Green Building Council.
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The next 12 months should see words replaced with action on tackling sustainability.
The first half of 2015 is likely to be dominated by the forthcoming general election on 7 May.
The Committee on Climate Change states that in order for the UK to meet its legally binding carbon targets, we need to insulate all of our lofts and cavity walls by 2015 and 2m solid walls by 2020.