Will Farts Destroy the Planet? by Glenn Murphy

Will Farts Destroy the Planet?

Written by Glenn Murphy

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Packed full of fascinating and vital information this is in part a story and in part a rich source of facts which, taken together, make it a brilliant introduction to how our world will be affected by climate change. How Jake lives in 2050 is a great story. It may become true or not but, as the facts supplied tell readers, many changes are inevitable as the effects of climate change are felt.


Will Farts Destroy the Planet? by Glenn Murphy

How will climate change affect our future world? Will forests turn to deserts? Will whole cities sink beneath the waves? Will we swim to school, and take speedboats to work? Will coal, oil, and cow farts destroy the planet?! Err...no. Probably not. But the world will change, and our future lives will change along with it. Are you ready for the future? In this amazing book, Glenn Murphy, author of Why Is Snot Green? , takes you on a time-travelling trip to the year 2050, to answer all your questions about the future of planet Earth. Join future-school student Jake as he explores a world of floating trains and liquid traffic ...of underwater windmills and volcanic electricity ...of vertical farms, rooftop cycle-tubes, solar-powered smart-houses and grass-powered buses! Packed with incredible information about the future of food, water, transport, energy and the environment, this book has all the good stuff and none of the boring bits!

About the Author

Glenn Murphy

Glenn Murphy received his masters in science communication from London’s Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine. He wrote Why is Snot Green? whilst managing the Explainer team at the Science Museum in London. In 2007 he moved to the United States. He now lives and works in North Carolina, with his wife Heather and an increasingly large and ill-tempered cat.

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240 pages


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Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

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4th February 2011




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