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Global Warming: Fact or Fiction? Featuring Physicists Willie Soon and Elliott Bloom
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For reference, here's the spreadsheet with the screenshotted link , I've copy-pasted the climate change deniers and corresponding sources below.
Anastasios Tsonis https://www.businessinsider.com/scientists-who-deny-climate-...
Elliot D. Bloom https://www.independent.org/aboutus/person_detail.asp?id=403...
Patrick J. Michaels https://climateinvestigations.org/patrick-michaels-climate-d...
S. Stanley Young https://errorstatistics.com/2014/12/13/s-stanley-young-are-t...
Overall, I'm mostly underwhelmed by the evidence he presents. Anastasios probably falls into the climate change denier camp, though I know him from my time in UWM's math department and I believe he's a genuine skeptic acting in good faith. On the other hand, I turned up an awful lot of unscientific nonsense peddled by Elliot Bloom in my short time looking into him .
I haven't looked into the rest other than by following links above, which again are off-putting but not completely damning. I will add that the National Association of Scholars does appear to publish a lot of articles on climate change by clear climate change deniers and authors with significant links to the oil and gas industry , including:
- Leo Goldstein, whose website makes such claims as "CO2 in a greenhouse does NOT warm it. 'Greenhouse gas' is a misnomer.", "Higher CO2 concentrations in atmosphere do warm the surface, but only insignificantly.", and "Of all potential global dangers conceivably related to human activity, nothing has been studied better and found more harmless than anthropogenic CO2 release." 
- Edward Reid, who has at least 26 years of experience in the natural gas industry  and "fifty years of experience in the energy industry".
- David Legates, who according to Wikipedia "is a senior scientist of the Marshall Institute, a research fellow with the Independent Institute, and an adjunct scholar of the Competitive Enterprise Institute, all of which have received funding from ExxonMobil." 
 For example, the graphic at 1:17:08 of https://youtu.be/1zrejG-WI3U?t=4628 is based on the same data as the graphic in http://archive.is/qlqA8, which is debunked here https://blog.hotwhopper.com/2014/02/roy-spencers-latest-dece... and in the follow-up linked at the top of that page