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Jill Peeters is a Belgian weather presenter. She works for the main commercial channel in Flanders (VTM) and writes a daily column in the most read paper (Het Laatste Nieuws). Her followers on Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat value her focus on sustainability. (@JillPeetersWX)
In 2006 she started to communicate on climate disruption. Jill Peeters gives presentations on this subject to all kinds of public: children, decision makers in companies and politicians.
In 2008 Jill won in Amsterdam "EMS TV Weather Forecast Award. A year later, at the UN climate summit in Geneva, she received the “European Climate Change Communication Award”.
She produced and created a documentary on extreme weather. And yes, she loves to chase storms (in ‘Tornado Alley’ USA) now and then. Her TV child program was awarded with the press prize on Sustainable development (2016).
Her books on climate are based on the outcome of the AR4 and AR5 of the IPCC. She supported international initiatives as ‘dance for the climate’ and ‘sing for the climate’.
She was part of the Belgian delegation during the COP in Copenhagen and Paris, and she helped the WMO during some workshops on climate communication, in Tokyo, Paris and Marrakech.
With the help of some of her colleagues, she created a new global network on Whatsapp, with weather presenters from more than 100 countries.
She is married and mother of three lovely daughters.