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Climate scientists have warned [what / that] many parts of the world will experience more extreme heat. The [expats / experts] are from Copernicus, the European Union's Earth Observation Programme. Its meteorologists analysed [world / worldly] temperatures from satellites, aircraft, weather stations and [another / other] databases from around the world. The scientists reported that their [figurines / figures] indicated a high likelihood of an escalation [on / in] extreme temperatures. They said: "It was the second warmest June [in / on] record for Europe....Heatwave conditions [persisted / resisted] over western North America, where [many / much] temperature records were broken. Arctic Siberia also experienced [increase / high] temperatures."

Professor Peter Stott of the UK's Meteorological Office said: "We are getting used to record [high / height] temperatures being recorded somewhere around the world every year now." He [added / minuses] that his primary concern was not the [fact / farce] that regions are experiencing more heatwaves, but that record high temperatures are [increased / increasingly] being broken by such large [merges / margins] . Talking about Canada's recent "heat [dame / dome] " weather event, professor Stott said: "It is telling us that changes [in / on] average climate are leading to [rapid / rabid] escalation not just of extreme temperatures, but of [extraordinaire / extraordinarily] extreme temperatures." The scientists [warned / warmed] that a warming world would mean more droughts and heat-related deaths.

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