Wishing you a summer of many sunny stories

NEWS Wishing you a summer of many sunny stories As the summer holidays are approaching in Sweden we can look back at a semester filled with ups and downs. Most of all the war on Ukraine has affected and is still affecting, us all on a personal, national and global level. Among the positive things, […]

Water and Wheat – the cost of conflict and its effects in Kenya

NEWS Water and Wheat – the cost of conflict and its effects in Kenya Ongoing climate change has affected large parts of East Africa and in particular, people who already lived on scarce resources. This in combination with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has devastating consequences for millions of people. The acute shortage faced today in […]

Stories for the hammock

NEWS Stories for the hammock As summer holidays are upon us and, we at Solvatten would like to inspire some interesting and insightful reading and listening (they are, of course, equally worthwhile if you are still working).  Books Thich Nhat Hanh: Zen and the Art of Saving the Planet We face a potent intersection of […]

Meet Solvatten Charitable Foundation Sweden at Stockholm H20

NEWS Meet Solvatten at Stockholm H20 Solvatten will be part of the innovation weekend ”Stockholm H20” on the 26th to the 28th of August.  The City of Stockholm in collaboration with Stockholm International Water Institute presents the innovation weekend Stockholm H2O which takes place on 26–28 August 2022. For three days, the public is welcomed […]

Learn about Solvatten at H22 City Expo

NEWS Learn about Solvatten at H22 City Expo Solvatten is part of the H22 City Expo in Helsingborg, 30th of May to 3rd of July.  You can find Solvatten on ”Oceanhamnen” in the expo ”Virtual Water” which is focusing on our invisible water consumption and highlighting good examples and innovative solutions.  Each of us has […]

Andreas is climbing for water 

NEWS Andreas is climbing for water Andreas is climbing all 4000m peaks in Europe to create awareness about the melting glaciers and raise money for clean water solutions. All funds will be donated to Solvatten in order to provide more people with access to clean and warm water. During the summer of 2022, Andreas will […]

Interview with Andri Snaer Magnason, author of the book ”On Time and Water”

IN DEPTH Interview with Andri Snaer Magnason, author of the book ”On Time and Water” The Icelandic author Andri Snær Magnason discusses his book On Time and Water with Solvatten to better understand and engage with the rapidly accelerating ecological crisis. In recent years, Iceland has witnessed the melting of its largest glacier. We at Solvatten seek new deep narratives […]

It´s now or never if we want to avoid climate disaster

Marsabit, Kenya

NEWS It is now or never if we want to avoid climate disaster. “It’s now or never if we want to limit global warming to 1.5C,” said Jim Skea, co-chair of the working group on the launch of the latest IPCC report. “Without immediate and deep emissions reductions across all sectors, it will be impossible.” […]

Petra om kreativitet

NEWS Petra om kreativitet Solvattens grundare Petra Wadström gästar podden ”Skapa till 100” och pratar om: – vikten av att fortsätta leka – problemlösning som kreativ motor – hur det som inte blev som det var tänkt kan bli en banbrytande lösning – hur man bygger en miljövänlig festivalpissoar – och om hur en liten […]

Initiatives are being taken to improve women’s rights

NEWS Initiatives are being taken to improve women’s rights All over the world, fetching water has been documented as primarily a women’s task. Anindita Sarkar, from the University of Delhi, explains that collecting safe water directly impacts women’s health, emotional well-being, and earnings. It is widely considered socially unacceptable for men to fetch water. Sarkar […]