In an ad for her congressional campaign released Wednesday, she called Al Gore's documentary, An Inconvenient Truth, a work of propaganda and said a 10-year-old could delegitimize his theory.
"Quite inconveniently for Al Gore, and for the rest of the politicians who continue to advance this delusion, any 10-year-old can invalidate their thesis with one of the simplest scientific devices known to man: a thermometer," Whitney said.
Despite the below average temperatures North America saw last winter, scientist claim this too was a consequence of climate change.
Climate change remains a contentious issue despite an overwhelming majority of scientists saying that man-made climate change is real. President Obama and the Environmental Protection Agency announced new rules aimed at curbing carbon emissions by 30 percent by 2030.