Progressives won’t be happy until they’ve sucked absolutely all the fun out of Halloween. The Department of Energy is now claiming Halloween pumpkins cause global warming.
Department of Energy: Halloween Pumpkins Contribute to Global Warming
A Department on Energy blog post Tuesday warned consumers that the practice of buying pumpkins for Halloween could imperil the environment by contributing to global warming.
“With the passing of Halloween, millions of pounds of pumpkins have turned from seasonal decorations to trash destined for landfills, adding to more than 254 million tons of municipal solid waste (MSW) produced in the United States every year,” they write.
“At landfills, MSW decomposes and eventually turns into methane—a harmful greenhouse gas that plays a part in climate change, with more than 20 times the warming effect of carbon dioxide (CO2),” the DoE continues.
Aren’t progressives fun people?