Are Cruise Ships Crushing Seattle’s Climate Goals? May 5, 2023

The Urbanist

“I mean, sure, shore power is great,” said Anne Marie Dooley, a physician and kidney specialist with Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility, an organization that’s critical of Seattle’s cruise industry and the fine particulate pollution its ships produce. “But that’s like saying I drive my hybrid all week using gasoline and then I plug it in when I come home on the weekend.”

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