After weeks of yellow vest wearing everyday French citizens protesting French President Emmanuel Macron and his proposed tax hike on diesel fuel to fund the fight against global warming, France announced a delay in said tax increase:

From the New York Post:

Both Le Monde newspaper and France Info radio said the planned increase, which has provoked violent riots, will be suspended for several months. Philippe is also expected to announce other measures aimed at easing tensions, just three weeks after insisting that the government would not change course and remained determined to help wean French consumers off polluting fossils fuels.

But will this be enough? Translation below: Christophe Chalençon #GiletJaune, on the moratorium: “This is not what we are going to bring people home” The challenge has gone far beyond that point. #Macron must cancel & not just postpone the tax increase by 3 months. And give the French back the floor.

It’s almost as if $6-per-gallon gas is too expensive as it is: