Sunday, February 12 at 8 am. "Doubt, Deny or Defend: Republicans on Climate Change" Much has been made of the partisan divide when it comes to climate change. But are there Republicans out there who accept and believe in climate change? Believe it or not, there are -- Bob Inglis, former South Carolina representative, is one of them. During his six years in Congress, Inglis says, he thought climate change was “hooey.” It was the conviction of his 18-year-old son, followed by trips to the Arctic and Australia to see the effects of global warming for himself that convinced him of the urgency.