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Thanksgiving of the Future: What Climate Change Means for Your Plate

Thanksgiving of the Future: What Climate Change Means for Your Plate

Update: 2022-11-242
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Thanksgiving often centers around a meal: turkey, sides and a lot of desserts. This year, many Thanksgiving staples are more expensive due to inflation; in the future, many of those staples will cost even more due to the effects of climate change. WSJ’s Alex Ossola looks into how environmental conditions, alongside technological advances, will change what makes its way to our Thanksgiving tables, and how our individual choices may spark new traditions. 




Further reading: 


The Trouble With Butter: Tight Dairy Supplies Send Prices Surging Ahead of Baking Season 


Record Turkey Prices Are Coming for Thanksgiving 


Lab-Grown Poultry Clears First Hurdle at FDA 


Sean Sherman’s 2018 op-ed in Time 


The Essential Thanksgiving Playbook 


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Thanksgiving of the Future: What Climate Change Means for Your Plate

Thanksgiving of the Future: What Climate Change Means for Your Plate

The Wall Street Journal