Todd’s Op Ed Articles

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GOP Tax Bill is a Boon for Oil and Gas
https://oilprice.com/Energy/Energy-General/GOP-Tax-Bill-Is-A-Boon-For-Oil-And-Gas.html

The Geopolitical Implications of Renewable Energy
https://oilprice.com/Geopolitics/International/The-Geopolitical-Implications-Of-Renewable-Energy.html

Electric Vehicles the High Cost of Going Green
https://oilprice.com/Alternative-Energy/Renewable-Energy/Electric-Vehicles-The-High-Cost-Of-Going-Green.html

Is the Geopolitical Risk Premium in Oil Overrated
https://oilprice.com/Energy/Energy-General/Is-The-Geopolitical-Risk-Premium-In-Oil-Overrated.html

Will Trump Send Oil Prices Crashing?
https://oilprice.com/Energy/Energy-General/Will-Trump-Send-Oil-Prices-Crashing.html

Iran and North Korea: Is the Geopolitical Risk Premium Back?
https://oilprice.com/Energy/Energy-General/Iran-And-North-Korea-Is-The-Geopolitical-Risk-Premium-Back.html

These Factors are Holding Back an Oil Rally
https://oilprice.com/Latest-Energy-News/World-News/These-Factors-Are-Holding-Back-An-Oil-Price-Rally.html

Expect a New Shale Boom this Spring
https://oilprice.com/Energy/Crude-Oil/Expect-A-New-Shale-Boom-This-Spring.html

What is Holding Renewable Energy Back?
https://oilprice.com/Energy/Energy-General/What-Is-Holding-Renewable-Energy-Back.html

The Math Doesn’t Work for the OPEC Deal to Add Up
https://oilprice.com/Energy/Crude-Oil/The-Math-Doesnt-Add-Up-For-The-OPEC-Deal-To-Work.html

Chinese Coal Industry Sees Earning Explode in 2016 (As a reference what I wrote about and predicted here and has come true – see this source for verification:
https://www.cfact.org/2021/01/11/china-loves-coal-far-more-than-wind/) https://oilprice.com/Latest-Energy-News/World-News/Chinese-Coal-Industry-Sees-Earnings-Explode-In-2016.html

The Bearish Case for Oil in 2017
https://oilprice.com/Energy/Energy-General/The-Bearish-Case-For-Oil-In-2017.html

Does a Renewables Future Dim Under Trump?
https://oilprice.com/Energy/Energy-General/Does-A-Renewables-Future-Dim-Under-Trump.html

Trump’s Energy Policy: A Look Under the Hood
https://oilprice.com/Latest-Energy-News/World-News/Trumps-Energy-Policy-A-Look-Under-The-Hood.html

OPEC Might Fail to Boost Oil Prices but Crude isn’t Going Anywhere (Wrote three heavily-sourced books making this case)
https://oilprice.com/Energy/Crude-Oil/OPEC-Might-Fail-To-Boost-Oil-Prices-But-Crude-Isnt-Going-Anywhere.html

What is Holding the Electric Car Market Back?
https://oilprice.com/Energy/Energy-General/What-Is-Holding-The-Electric-Car-Market-Back.html

Why Oil Investors Should Look Beyond the OPEC Meeting
https://oilprice.com/Energy/Crude-Oil/Why-Oil-Investors-Should-Look-Beyond-The-OPEC-Meeting.html

A Shrewd Approach to Oil Investing
https://oilprice.com/Energy/Energy-General/A-Shrewd-Approach-To-Oil-Investing.html

Why Climate Panic Is Unfounded Hysteria
https://nationalinterest.org/feature/why-climate-panic-unfounded-hysteria-181741

The Dangerous Politicization of Energy Policy
https://nationalinterest.org/feature/dangerous-politicization-energy-policy-181176

Coal versus Wind, Renewables, and Electrical Grids (Who Wins?)
https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/coal-versus-wind-renewables-and-electrical-grids-who-wins-179430

Joe Biden’s Little-Known Dangerous Plan for Fossil Fuels
https://nationalinterest.org/feature/joe-bidens-little-known-dangerous-plan-fossil-fuels-165506

The Coronavirus Puts Into Question the Role of Crude Oil in America
https://nationalinterest.org/feature/coronavirus-puts-question-role-crude-oil-america-154806

The Coronavirus Pandemic Has Taught the World the Importance of Reliable Energy
https://nationalinterest.org/feature/coronavirus-pandemic-has-taught-world-importance-reliable-energy-150036

Energy Idiocracy: Global Policymakers are Creating More Problems Than Solutions By Embracing Renewables
https://nationalinterest.org/feature/energy-idiocracy-global-policymakers-are-creating-more-problems-solutions-embracing

Climate Change Enthusiasts Will Create an Energy Crisis
https://nationalinterest.org/feature/climate-change-enthusiasts-will-create-energy-crisis-90026

U.S. Natural Gas is the New, Global, Soft-Power Weapon
https://nationalinterest.org/feature/us-natural-gas-new-global-soft-power-weapon-76471

Shale 2.0 – Is There a Geopolitical Dark Side?
https://nationalinterest.org/feature/shale-20-–-there-geopolitical-dark-side-24694

Venezuela’s Loss Is Russia and China’s Gain
https://nationalinterest.org/feature/venezuelas-loss-russia-chinas-gain-23937

Don’t Fall for the Renewable Energy Hype
https://nationalinterest.org/feature/dont-fall-the-renewable-energy-hype-23378

Obama will rue the day he made the Iran nuclear deal
https://asiatimes.com/2017/09/obama-will-rue-day-made-iran-nuclear-deal/

Asia must get serious to counter China’s hegemonic rise
https://asiatimes.com/2017/08/understanding-chinas-hegemonic-rise/

The western-led devastation of declining birth rates
https://asiatimes.com/2017/08/hold-western-led-devastation-declining-birth-rates/

China must tackle its unreported internal problems
https://asiatimes.com/2017/08/china-must-tackle-unreported-internal-problems/

Why it’s difficult to trust Russia or China
https://asiatimes.com/2017/07/ds-difficult-trust-china-russia/

Understanding the limitations of the electric vehicle market
https://asiatimes.com/2017/07/understanding-limitations-electric-vehicle-market/

Oil prices continue to slide as US-fossil fuel supplies build
https://asiatimes.com/2017/07/oil-prices-moving-lower-will-continue-path/

The global warming boogeyman
https://asiatimes.com/2017/06/global-warming-issues-compared-real-problems/

The deep entrenched fallacy of the ‘Asian pivot’
https://asiatimes.com/2017/05/deep-entrenched-fallacy-called-asian-pivot/

Geopolitics becoming main driver of global oil prices
https://asiatimes.com/2017/04/geopolitics-swing-oil-prices/

Japan should acquire nuclear weapons to deter China and North Korea (this article was sourced globally at one time in books and other news sites)
https://asiatimes.com/2017/04/japan-acquire-nuclear-weapons/

Can Biden Learn from the UK’s Renewables Failure?
https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2020/08/can_biden_learn_from_the_uks_renewable_failures.html

COVID and Climate Models Will Not Save Us
https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2020/06/covid_and_climate_models_will_not_save_us.html

Renewable energy doesn’t have what it takes to beat COVID-19
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2020/05/renewable_energy_doesnt_have_what_it_takes_to_beat_covid19.html

COVID-19 and Reliable Energy
https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2020/04/covid19_and_reliable_energy.html

US Fracking Will Continue Its Forward March
https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2019/09/us_fracking_will_continue_its_forward_march.html

India and the US can strike an energy deal of the century
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2019/09/india_and_the_us_can_strike_an_energy_deal_of_the_century.html

To Avoid Global War, Ensure US Energy Dominance
https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2019/07/to_avoid_global_war_ensure_us_energy_dominance.html

Energy and Geopolitics Are under Attack
https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2019/06/energy_and_geopolitics_are_under_attack.html

China and India Will Watch the West Destroy Itself
https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2019/06/china_and_india_will_watch_the_west_destroy_itself.html

Clean Energy Has Questions to Answer
https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2019/05/clean_energy_has_questions_to_answer.html

Russia, Iran, and the Weaponization of Energy
https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2019/04/russia_iran_and_the_weaponization_of_energy.html

Questioning Global Warming
https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2019/04/questioning_global_warming.html

US Led Domestic And International Energy Plan If Biden Is Elected Will Hurt Asia, US And Global Prosperity
https://www.eurasiareview.com/03092020-us-led-domestic-and-international-energy-plan-if-biden-is-elected-will-hurt-asia-us-and-global-prosperity-oped/

Britain Will Never Achieve 30 Million EV’s, Will Joe Biden Try Same Thing?
https://www.eurasiareview.com/07082020-britain-will-never-achieve-30-million-evs-will-joe-biden-try-same-thing-oped/

Fossil Fuels And Nuclear Power The World
https://www.eurasiareview.com/23072020-fossil-fuels-and-nuclear-power-the-world-oped/

Factually Examining Climate Change
https://www.eurasiareview.com/19062020-factually-examining-climate-change-oped/

COVID-19 Pandemic, Climate Change, And Renewables
https://www.eurasiareview.com/15062020-covid-19-pandemic-climate-change-and-renewables-oped/

Germany’s Downward Energy Spiral In COVID-19 Pandemic Has Grim Ramifications For California
https://www.eurasiareview.com/01052020-germanys-downward-energy-spiral-in-covid-19-pandemic-has-grim-ramifications-for-california-oped/

Energy Stocks On The Rise In 2020 (pre-COVID-19 analysis)
https://www.eurasiareview.com/20122019-energy-stocks-on-the-rise-in-2020-oped/

A Century Of Russia’s Weaponization Of Energy
https://www.eurasiareview.com/14102019-a-century-of-russias-weaponization-of-energy-oped/

Energy And Poverty
https://www.eurasiareview.com/12092019-energy-and-poverty-oped/

France Shows How Energy And Society Are Intertwined
https://www.eurasiareview.com/14062019-france-shows-how-energy-and-society-are-intertwined-oped/

Renewable Energy Has High Hurdles For Europe And The US To Overcome
https://www.eurasiareview.com/28062019-renewable-energy-has-high-hurdles-for-europe-and-the-us-to-overcome-oped/

The US Environmental Movement Is Bad For America And The World
https://www.eurasiareview.com/13042019-the-us-environmental-movement-is-bad-for-america-and-the-world-oped/

How China Views Energy Today, Tomorrow And The Future
https://www.eurasiareview.com/04042019-how-china-views-energy-today-tomorrow-and-the-future-analysis/

Can EU Shake Its Russian Energy Habit?
https://www.eurasiareview.com/08092017-can-eu-shake-its-russian-energy-habit-analysis/

Trump’s New Energy Plan Is Upending Global Geopolitics
https://www.eurasiareview.com/12082017-trumps-new-energy-plan-is-upending-global-geopolitics-analysis/

The Future Of Geopolitics And Energy Markets
https://www.eurasiareview.com/16052016-the-future-of-geopolitics-and-energy-markets-analysis/

Is This What California Wants?
https://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2020/10/is-this-what-california-wants/

If The Texas Economic Miracle Can’t Figure Out Renewables – Neither Can California
https://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2020/09/if-the-texas-economic-miracle-cant-figure-out-renewables-neither-can-california/

California Needs Fossil Fuels
https://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2020/07/california-needs-fossil-fuels/

Is There a Pandemic of Pollution?
https://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2020/07/california-needs-fossil-fuels/

The EPA Should Retain the Existing National Ambient Air Quality Standards
https://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2020/05/the-epa-should-retain-the-existing-national-ambient-air-quality-standards/

Germany’s Downward Energy Spiral in the COVID-19 Pandemic Has Grim Ramifications for California
https://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2020/05/germanys-downward-energy-spiral-in-the-covic-19-pandemic-has-grim-ramifications-for-california/

Politicians Know There Is a Better Solution than Climate Litigation
https://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2020/01/why-did-we-want-an-early-primary-again/

Climate Litigation Brings Divisiveness Instead of Unity to California
https://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2019/10/climate-litigation-brings-divisiveness-instead-of-unity-to-california/

California’s Inconvenient Oil Import Dilemma
https://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2019/10/californias-inconvenient-imported-oil-dilemma/

California following New York’s Energy Polices Will Lead to Blackouts (And they did; and will continue until the grid is replaced and most stable electrical generation (fossil fuels or nuclear) are reintroduced for electricity)
https://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2019/09/california-following-new-yorks-energy-policies-will-lead-to-blackouts/

Australia’s is an Energy Cautionary Tale for California
https://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2019/08/australias-is-an-energy-cautionary-tale-for-california-by-todd-royal/

Soberly Understanding the Numbers Behind Renewables
https://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2019/07/soberly-understanding-the-numbers-behind-renewables-by-todd-royal/

Energy Storage isn’t Ready for Wide Deployment (this article is one of the main reasons Duke University hired me to work on the energy storage project last year and was the energy expert brought in on a legal case involving renewables)
https://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2018/11/energy-storage-isnt-ready-wide-deployment/

Why Gasoline is Going Higher in California
https://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2018/10/gasoline-going-higher-california/

Land Use Issues Affecting Renewable Energy in California
https://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2018/08/land-use-issues-affecting-renewable-energy-california/

The Future is Incredible for US Oil Production. CA Should Join In
https://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2018/08/future-incredible-us-oil-production-ca-join/

California Needs a New Energy Policy
https://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2018/07/california-needs-new-energy-policy/

New Solar Mandate Will Dramatically Raise Energy Prices in California
https://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2018/05/new-solar-mandate-will-dramatically-raise-energy-prices-california/

How Iran’s Continued Belligerent Behavior Could Raise California’s Energy Prices
https://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2018/03/irans-continued-belligerent-behavior-raise-california-energy-prices-todd-royal/

Shale 2.0 – California is Missing Out on Transforming the State
https://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2018/02/shale-2-0-california-missing-transforming-state/

The Cautious British Example When It Comes to Electric Vehicles
https://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2017/09/cautious-british-example-comes-electric-vehicles/

The Disaster of Believing in 100% Renewable Energy
https://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2017/03/disaster-believing-100-renewable-energy/

How Iran and North Korea Could Wreck California Energy Dependent Economy
https://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2017/02/iran-north-korea-wreck-californias-energy-dependent-economy/

Why California’s Finances Could Derail Their Energy Plans
https://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2017/02/californias-finances-derail-energy-plans/

The Implications of the Paris Climate Deal
https://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2017/01/implications-paris-climate-deal/

Renewables Have Glaring Obstacles to Overcome for California
https://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2017/01/renewables-glaring-obstacles-overcome-california/

A New Era for American Energy
https://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2016/11/new-era-american-energy/

Investing in the Electric Vehicle Market
https://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2016/09/investing-electric-vehicle-market/

California Needs to Consider the Energy Implications of SB 32
https://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2016/09/california-needs-consider-energy-implications-sb-32/

Why Donald Trump’s Energy Plan Can Work
https://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2016/08/donald-trumps-energy-plan-can-work/

California Energy Plans Must Consider Geopolitics
https://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2016/07/california-energy-plans-must-consider-geopolitics/

New book brings clarity to a world without fossil fuels
https://www.cfact.org/2020/08/15/new-book-brings-clarity-to-a-world-without-fossil-fuels/

Energy Made Easy
https://www.cfact.org/2019/10/09/energy-made-easy/

Can “renewables” dent the world’s need for electricity? (Co-authored with Ronald Stein)
https://www.cfact.org/2018/10/16/can-renewables-dent-the-worlds-need-for-electricity/

The U.S. is in a geopolitical mess over the Nord Stream 2 pipeline
https://www.cfact.org/2018/10/25/the-u-s-is-in-a-geopolitical-mess-over-the-nordstream-2-pipeline/

False flag environmentalism is dangerous for America and the world
https://www.cfact.org/2019/04/16/false-flag-environmentalism-is-dangerous-for-america-and-the-world/

Russia’s not-so-secret plan to control the world’s energy
https://www.cfact.org/2019/04/08/russias-not-so-secret-plan-to-control-the-worlds-energy/

Could Coal Be The Answer For Billions Without Energy?
https://papundits.wordpress.com/2020/08/17/could-coal-be-the-answer-for-billions-without-energy/

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