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GOP Rep.: Climate Change 'Unproven'

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Brian Dowling

She also questioned Nye's credentials.

"Neither he nor I are climate scientists. He's an engineer and actor; I'm a member of Congress," she said.

Nye argued that the U.S. needs to address climate change now.

"There is no debate in the scientific community. And I encourage the congresswoman to look at the facts," he said on NBC. "The more we mess around with this denial, the less we're going to get done."