Sen. James InhofeJames (Jim) Mountain InhofeEPA's Pruitt: Bring back 'true environmentalism' Tax cut complete, hawks push for military increase Trump meets with oil-state GOP senators on ethanol mandate MORE (R-Okla) said Monday night that climate change isn’t real and recent cold weather across the country proves that.

“Tonight for all night long, you can say ‘[climate change] is real, it’s real, it’s real,’ but people have heard that before,” Inhofe said on the Senate floor. “We’ve gone through some cold spells that are shocking and setting records.”

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Sens. Brian SchatzBrian Emanuel SchatzHawaii false alarm sparks panic, confusion Hawaii EMA administrator takes responsibility for false missile alarm FCC commissioner: We will investigate Hawaii missile false alarm MORE (D-Hawaii) and Sheldon WhitehouseSheldon WhitehouseSenate Finance Dems want more transparency on trade from Trump Trump, Kushner meet with advocates on prison reform Democrats search for Russians — any Russians — for collusion story MORE (D-R.I.) are leading an all-night Senate session to discuss the importance of climate change. More than 20 other Democrats participated right off the bat, including members of leadership. They are expected to speak well into Tuesday morning.

Winter weather has been extreme in the Northeast and Midwest this year and several snowstorms have shutdown lawmaker’s work.

Schatz said even a “child” could distinguish between climate and weather.

“Weather is what will happen tomorrow,” Schatz said. “Climate is what happens over time.”

Inhofe has authored a book claiming that climate change was the biggest “hoax” ever perpetrated on mankind.

Sen. Barbara BoxerBarbara Levy BoxerDems face hard choice for State of the Union response Billionaire Steyer to push for Dem House push Billionaire Steyer announces million for Dem House push MORE (D-Calif.) said Inhofe was a “a dangerous denier.”

She also said scientists who believe climate change is real also predicted extreme cold weather.

“I don’t understand how my colleagues can continue to deny climate change,” Boxer said. “Look out the window.”