Posters from WWII that could be useful nowadays

mpw00219We have seen previously that climate change and its many consequences – rising sea levels, decreasing amounts of snow and thus water – could dramatically change and even endanger our lives in a not so distant future.

Embracing a more frugal lifestyle would enable us to cut our emissions and pollutions. Some ideas from the Second World War effort are still relevant compared to what we have to do nowadays.

This post is a selection of  the posters advertising these behaviors. From transport to housing, all aspects of our lives are concerned.

Click on the thumbnails to see them in full size:

Hope you liked this selection and look forward to reading your comments !


Edouard is a sustainability and energy professional committed to bringing our societies to a carbon neutral future. He has been writing on related topics on this very blog since 2007.

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  1. Wednesday, October 21, 2009

    […] World War II, posters were advocating a series of efforts to civilian populations to conserve energy. Similarly cars industries were […]

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