AUSTIN, Texas -- Republican climate change activist. Four words you don't often hear together.

It's a highly partisan issue, and according to a recent University of Texas/Texas Tribune poll, Democrats overwhelmingly say climate change is happening.

Meanwhile, 44 percent of Republicans agree, but another 42 percent of Republican voters don’t think it's happening.

Enter former South Carolina Republican Congressman Bob Inglis. He’s calling for conservative action on climate change.

Click the video link above to watch our full interview with Inglis and his take on the conservative movement taking place within the climate community, as well as a need for a carbon tax and the future for the movement.