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The commercial opens with what appears to be a very rude fellow lifting a woman’s hem, throwing sand in a child’s face, mussing a woman’s hair, knocking off a man’s hat, rattling a window shutter and turning over a tent.
The large Frenchman sadly says that he was always misunderstood, and that people didn’t like him because he got on their nerves: “Maybe I came on too strong … it was lonely.”
One day, someone accepted him for what he is and now he feels good at something.
“Mr. W” turns out to be the Wind, finally put to work doing something useful rather than merely annoying, as he spins turbines to produce energy. (Check out “Mr. W” on YouTube. While you are on that site, check out “LA Green for a Cleaner, Greener New Mexico,” as well.)
Wind power is one form of renewable energy and during operation produces no greenhouse gases, such as carbon dioxide and methane. It also reduces the need for other forms of electrical generation, such as those burning fossil fuels, and reduces the emission of pollutants into the air and surface water.
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