The company behind this hot-new technology attracted investments from Amazon and Microsoft.
Heat islands can affect communities by increasing summertime peak energy demand, air conditioning costs, air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.
The CityTree is a biological air filter, an innovative communication space and an economic sustainability measure, all in one.
The amount of recycled plastics used in the mixture to pave the lot at one store in Canada is equivalent to more than six million plastic checkout bags.
It's like a big aqua Roomba that cleans up waste and pollution while logging real-time water quality data.