From the archives. Happy Halloween!
Though their origins are Irish, Jack O’ Lanterns have become a distinctly American symbol of Halloween. They’re meant to scare away spirits on All Hallowed’s Eve. They also scare some of the living, namely climate change alarmists. Yes, the Department of Energy has determined that the scary, hand carved gourds are not environmentally correct.
According to the Department of Energy website:
“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 produced in the United States every year,” the agency warns. “This Halloween, think of turning this seasonal waste into energy as a very important ‘trick’ that can have a positive environmental and energy impact.”
Think about that. Forget for a minute whether or not you agree with the concept of man-made climate change, or the…
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