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Human contribution to the record-breaking June 2019 heat wave in France

  title={Human contribution to the record-breaking June 2019 heat wave in France},
  author={Geert Jan van Oldenborgh and Sjoukje Philip and Sarah F. Kew and Friederike E. L. Otto and Karsten Haustein and Robert Vautard and Aur{\'e}lien Ribes and Sonia Isabelle Seneviratne and Martha Marie Vogel},
● Every heat wave occurring in Europe today is made more likely and more intense by human-induced climate change. How much more depends very strongly on the event definition: location, season, intensity and duration. ● We use an event definition that focuses on health impacts, the three-day average of daily mean temperature. We considered two spatial scales: the whole of France and one city, Toulouse. We only consider June heat waves because they have a different impact and different trend from… 
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