The report also says temperatures will rise another 2 to 8 degrees by century's end, and that heavy, flooding rain events will become more common here in the northeast.
Vermont's response to Irene was included as well.
The document says while Irene can't be completely blamed on climate change, it's a "teachable moment" for the future as storms become more impactful.
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