Climate scientists are at it again, this time they're attacking your jack-o'-lanterns. According to the Energy Department, pumpkins are responsible for unleashing greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.
They claim that most of the 1.3 billion pounds of pumpkins produced in the United States end up in the trash, becoming a part of the 254 million tons waste produced in the U.S. every year. Well, doesn't everything that gets thrown away? This feels like more than an attack on pumpkins. It feels like an attack on garbage as a whole.
You won't believe what they want you to do about it.
Read about their solution on the next page.