Malicious Web Attack Shuts Down The European Institute For Climate And Energy (EIKE)

The European Institute for Climate and Energy (EIKE) has been the target of an Internet attack.

The German climate science skeptic site was shut down earlier this morning by a “bot attack”. EIKE has issued the following statement:

Dear Readers,

Our website has been shut down since this morning by a very specialized Internet attack. The breach of safety has been identified and works to solve the problems are now proceeding at full speed. However, our budget is very limited and they are burdening our weak financial situation. We are supported only through contributions from members and private donations. This is why we are issuing an urgent request: Please support us with a donation via Paypal using the button on the right side of our website or via a bank transfer (see details below), or visit here:
EIKE is an official charity organization and is thus able to provide you with a tax-deductible receipt. We hope that we will be back online tomorrow to provide you further with interesting news.


Michael Limburg
Vice President EIKE (European Institute for Climate and Energy) e.V.
Tel: +49-(0)33201-31132

Please help support our work with a donation:
Bank: Volksbank Saaletal Rudolstadt
Bank account holder: EIKE e. V.
Account No. 42 42 92 01
Bank Routing No. 830 944 54.”

A few months ago, NTZ also had a similar problem. Some people just can’t stand hearing other opinions.

3 responses to “Malicious Web Attack Shuts Down The European Institute For Climate And Energy (EIKE)”

  1. Mr. Africa

    I still see it as a sign that the truth is getting out there. While the world could keep warming naturally, if we are indeed entering a cooling phase…and have another few years of no warming, the clamor will grow. if we reach 20 years of no warming, more and more scientists who are keeping silent because of the horrific politics that have sprung up around this issue will begin to go public. My guess is that each year without warming will bring more scientists out into the open, but 20 years will start everyone jumping off the bandwagon. The media will only hang on for so long. While the media is overwhelmingly liberal, they aren’t stupid. Some in the media (Andy Revkin for example) are starting to ask the right questions….

  2. Mindert Eiting

    Bank Swiftcode GENODEF1RUJ. Is this correct?

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