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Squeezed lemon: should we avoid Temu, save heating, scandal cobalt "green" and Nintendo Switch 2

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Summary this week: three reasons why you should avoid buying items on Temu, our energy advice to save on your heating bill, how Renault and BMW got mired in the cobalt scandal “ green” in Morocco and finally, know everything about the Nintendo Switch 2 while several clues suggest that the firm is indeed preparing the next generation of its latest big hit in sales – whose release is approaching 7 years.

Why we absolutely must turn away from Temu: 3 reasons

Squeezed lemon: should we avoid Temu, save on heating, cobalt scandal

Temuis the latest name for e-commerce sites that sell various items at particularly aggressive prices. However, as with Wish and other similar sites, the result is the same: customers (the firm claims 900 million worldwide) end up with poor quality products… ; when they meet CE standards, which is not always the case – delivery times, often very long, are completely unpredictable (which is not great for Christmas shopping), and the firm also exploits its customers much more than they think. We invite you to know everything about Temu and explanations on why you should avoid buying anything there.

How to prevent your electricity or gas bill from getting too hot< /h2>

Squeezed lemon: should we avoid Temu, save heating, cobalt scandal

As we enter the second winter of an era where the price of gas, like that of electricity, is particularly high, it is advisable to take a few steps to save heating. You probably already know the government advice which is to instead set the temperature around 19°C or, if this is not possible, to lower at least your usual temperature by 1°C for significant results on the Invoice. This week we answer another question often asked by Internet users: when you leave home, is it better to turn down the heating or completely turn it off?

How are Renault and BMW fallen into the trap of “green” cobalt; extracted in Morocco?

Squeezed lemon: should we avoid Temu, save heating, cobalt scandal

BMW has been communicating for several years on cobalt “green&#8221 ; used in the batteries of its electric cars. Ahead, we imagine, the success of this campaign, the French manufacturer Renaultdecided to use the same cobalt mine – the Bou Azzer mine located in Morocco – due to the very “ecological” communication, and “responsible” of its owner, Managem. However, an investigation reveals a completely different reality on site; between massive recourse to subcontracting, lack of protection against toxic dust, and massive pollution of a vast area around the mine, we invite you to learn more in this article.

The Nintendo Switch 2 is coming: everything you need to know

Squeezed lemon: should we avoid Temu, save heating,

While the first version of The Nintendo Switch is approaching 7 years from the end of the usual life cycle of the company's consoles, Nintendo does indeed seem to be preparing a Nintendo Switch 2. The subject is no longer an absolute taboo whether on the side of Nintendo in Japan or in the United States – and information is starting to emerge, among other things, on their new Nvidia Tegra chip. Find out everything we know at this stage about the future Nintendo Switch 2.

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Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116