Fact Checks

Author: Slavena Zaharieva

Editor: Mina Kirkova

Summary: The photo included in the article, showing a Swiss poster urging people to rat out their neighbors for failing to comply with energy efficiency measures, is fabricated. There are no such posters in Switzerland; the country’s energy ministry says the image is fake and that it has launched an investigation into the matter. The measures to keep temperatures below 19 °C in homes are voluntary, and there are no fines or penalties for possible non-compliance.

Full article available only in Bulgarian language, В Швейцария не вкарват в затвора за твърде топло, нито ви карат да издавате съседите