The ban does not affect commercial properties such as restaurants, only single family homes, town homes and small apartment buildings. The ban only applies to new construction. Yes, electricity costs more than gas, but not that much more, and you do have the option to shop around for providers.
Climate change is real, and advancing faster than predicted. Something needed to be done yesterday, and we need to stop making excuses. The temperature where I live (mid Atlantic) was 99 F yesterday, and will be 101 today and 102 tomorrow. This is not normal!
Check out information about a current heat wave affecting the entire planet.