May 19, 2010, 10am PDT
For decades, Indian political leaders turned their attention towards the rural population. Today, a new focus on urbanization is attracting Japanese partners to develop "eco-towns" along a rail line.
July 23, 2009, 2pm PDT
As the U.K. experiments with building environmentally-friendly "eco-towns", Peter Hetherington of The Guardian argues that they should also be greening up Britain's vast suburbs.
July 16, 2009, 12pm PDT
The UK government recently announced the sites of four new planned "eco-towns". But local opposition to the projects remains high.
The Christian Science Monitor
June 26, 2009, 10am PDT
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown's grand plans for 10 carbon-neutral 'eco-towns' haven't lived up to their fanfare, according to some. Now as things move forward, the goals have been watered down a bit.
October 30, 2008, 6am PDT
The UK's "eco-towns" are feeling the hurt of the current economic situation, with only one or two likely to move ahead.
May 23, 2008, 5am PDT
<p>Plans for the construction of "eco-towns" in the UK have sparked protests from groups who argue that they will be too spread out and will encourage sprawl.</p>