Eco-Towns

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.
May 19, 2010   Forbes.com
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.
Jul 23, 2009   The Guardian U.K.
The UK government recently announced the sites of four new planned "eco-towns". But local opposition to the projects remains high.
Jul 16, 2009   The Christian Science Monitor
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.
Jun 26, 2009   Architects' Journal
The UK's "eco-towns" are feeling the hurt of the current economic situation, with only one or two likely to move ahead.
Oct 30, 2008   Guardian
<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>
May 23, 2008   Telegraph