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The Birthplace of Flying Shame and Greta Warms to Nuclear Energy

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Greta Thunberg Wins 'Alternative Nobel'

Nuclear energy advocates are sensing an opening in the environment shaming unleashed by Sweden’s most famous teenager, Greta Thunberg.

On a recent rainy Sunday afternoon, a small group of reactor physicists, operators, politicians and even a former head of the International Atomic Energy Agency gathered to whip up support outside of parliament in Stockholm, the place where Thunberg started her protest.