Republican Supporters of the Environment — PICTURES

Oct. 1, 2011, 7:36 a.m.

Des­pite the cur­rent view of many Re­pub­lic­ans that glob­al warm­ing is a myth, the party has a long re­cord of sup­port­ing the en­vir­on­ment. From former pres­id­ents to cur­rent sen­at­ors, many Re­pub­lic­ans, at one point or an­oth­er, have backed en­vir­on­ment­al ini­ti­at­ives. Here are a few.