Exclusive: “Climategate” Email Hacking was Carried out from Russia, in Effort to Undermine Action on Global Warming

This image shows one example — a hacked email sent at 14:17:44. The filename containing this email is “1258053464” which decodes to 19:17:44. It means the system clock of the hacker’s computer is 5 hours ahead of the UK.
Left: web registration from the “climategate” site sinwt.ru Right: web registration details of personal website. The phone number matches and the registration also features the name of individual associated with the Ural Federal University.
A document from the Ural Federal University. It shows a scientist with emissions expertise has used an email address provided by a suspect Climategate website

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Iggy Ostanin

Iggy Ostanin

Freelance investigative journalist — IRE Tom Renner Award, Hanns Joachim Friedrichs Award ignat_ostanin@me.com