Lawmakers Forced to Ban Russian Oil Imports Amid White House Resistance

WASHINGTON — Republicans and Democrats in Congress are pushing President Biden to ban Russian energy imports as they look for new ways to punish Moscow for its bloody invasion of Ukraine, despite the White House’s opposition to the idea that Russia will raise the price of oil. Gasoline and other energy costs for Americans. The …

Paralympic Games Reverse Course and Ban Athletes from Russia and Belarus

BEIJING — A day after the organizers of the Paralympic Winter Games announced that they would allow Russian and Belarusian athletes to compete, the organizing board made a stunning comeback on Thursday, banning athletes from both countries on the eve of the opening ceremony. Citing growing discontent among other athletes in the Paralympic village and …

Cryptocurrency Mining Has Worsened For The Climate After China Ban

of china blow to cryptocurrencies The past year has turned the Bitcoin world upside down, triggering a mass exodus of “miners” to new locations around the world using power-hungry computers to mine or create new Bitcoins. Now, research has found that migration is likely crypto mining. consumes more electricity than many countries, even worse for …

Egypt’s Ban on 19 Singers Tests the Strength of the Old Guard

CAIRO — The song begins like the standard music of Egyptian pop music: a secret love between two young neighbors who can’t get married, sneaking glances at each other and dedicating their hearts to a bittersweet dance of longing and anticipation. But then the lyrics take a radical turn. Singer Hassan Shakosh tweeted, “If you …

Nigeria Lifts Twitter Ban – The New York Times

DAKAR, Senegal – The Nigerian government restored access to Twitter in the country on Thursday. seven-month suspension This was imposed after the social media site deleted a post by the Nigerian president threatening to put violent crackdown on separatist groups. The government blocked access to the site in June, but reversed course on Wednesday after …

Manchin Rejects Democratic Plan to Ban New Offshore Drilling, Resources

WASHINGTON — A provision that, over the objections of Senator Joe Manchin III of West Virginia, permanently bans new offshore drilling along the Atlantic and Pacific coasts, is deducted from the $2.2 trillion climate change and social spending bill, according to two people with knowledge of the latest draft. removed. your invoice. Mr Manchin also …

NYC’s Gas Ban Brings the Fight Against Climate Change to the Kitchen

Con Ed works with supporters like the Urban Green Council, a nonprofit group promotes sustainable buildingHe argued in council sessions that the city grid could cope with the increase, in part because the biggest stress comes from air conditioning during the summer months. Group analysts argued that the switch to electric heating actually has the …

CDC Eases Dog Travel Ban

The U.S. government has relaxed a rule banning dog imports from 113 countries over concerns about fraudulent rabies vaccination certificates. The change comes less than six weeks after the decision, which pet owners complained was overly restrictive, went into full effect. As of October 14, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention It blocked the import …

CDC Eases Dog Travel Ban

The U.S. government has relaxed a rule banning dog imports from 113 countries over concerns about fraudulent rabies vaccination certificates. The change comes less than six weeks after the decision, which pet owners complained was overly restrictive, went into full effect. As of October 14, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention It blocked the import …

Disney Pauses Workers Vaccine Duty After Florida Ban

Disney paused a coronavirus vaccine mandate for Florida theme park employees after the State Legislature and the governor made it illegal for employers to require all workers to be vaccinated, a company spokesperson said on Saturday. Walt Disney World could have faced fines under the now suspended policy, which shows how even one of the …