Patrick Michaels has more credibility than your average climate skeptic. Michaels is actually a bona fide climate scientist. As such, he's often quoted by reporters as a reasonable expert who argues that global warming has been overhyped. But what Michaels doesn't mention in his frequent media appearances is his history of receiving money from big polluters.
Patrick Michaels, Most "Credible" Climate Skeptic, Gets Money From Big Polluters