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Nazar Kholod

Integrat Analys & Dec Sci Team
Earth Scientist


Nazar Kholod is a scientist at the Joint Global Change Research Institute, a collaboration between the University of Maryland and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

His current research focuses on energy policy, energy efficiency, energy security, emissions of short-lived climate forcers, integrated assessment of climate change.

Previously Dr. Kholod worked at the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington, DC. He also was an Associate Professor at Lviv National University, Ukraine.

Education and Credentials

  • Master's degree in Public Policy, University of Maryland, College Park, USA
  • Doctor of Science degree in Economics, Ivan Franko National University, Lviv, Ukraine.

PNNL Publications


  • Denysenko A., M. Evans, and N. Kholod. 2018. Best Practices in Promoting Utility-based Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy: Policy Options for Ukraine. PNNL-27395. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Hoesly R.M., S.J. Smith, L. Feng, Z. Klimont, G. Janssens-Maenhout, T.T. Pitkanen, and J.J. Seibert, et al. 2018. "Historical (1750 2014) anthropogenic emissions of reactive gases and aerosols from the Community Emission Data System (CEDS)." Geoscientific Model Development 11, no. 1:369-408. PNNL-SA-123932. doi:10.5194/gmd-11-369-2018
  • Paladugula A., N. Kholod, V. Chaturvedi, P. Ghosh, S. Pal, L.E. Clarke, and M. Evans, et al. 2018. "A Multi-Model Assessment of Energy and Emissions for India’s Transport Sector through 2050." Energy Policy 116. PNNL-SA-127815. doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2018.01.037
  • Srinivasan S., N. Kholod, V. Chaturvedi, P. Ghosh, R. Mathur, L.E. Clarke, and M. Evans, et al. 2018. "Water for Electricity in India: A Multi-Model Study of Future Challenges and Linkages to Climate Change Mitigation." Applied Energy 210. PNNL-SA-122615. doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2017.04.079


  • Evans M., N. Kholod, T. Kuklinski, A. Denysenko, S.J. Smith, A.J. Staniszewski, and W. Hao, et al. 2017. "Black carbon emissions in Russia: A critical review." Atmospheric Environment 163. PNNL-SA-120649. doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2017.05.026
  • Roshchanka V., M. Evans, F. Ruiz, and N. Kholod. 2017. "A Strategic Approach to Selecting Policy Mechanisms for Addressing Coal Mine Methane Emissions: A Case Study on Kazakhstan." Environmental Science & Policy 78. PNNL-SA-119429. doi:10.1016/j.envsci.2017.08.005


  • Kholod N., and M. Evans. 2016. "Reducing Black Carbon Emissions from Diesel Vehicles in Russia: An Assessment and Policy Recommendations." Environmental Science & Policy 56. PNWD-SA-10528. doi:10.1016/j.envsci.2015.10.017
  • Kholod N., and M. Evans. 2016. Black carbon emissions from diesel sources in Russia. Final report. PNNL-25754. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Kholod N., M. Evans, and T. Kuklinski. 2016. "Russia’s black carbon emissions: focus on diesel sources." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 16, no. 17:11267-11281. PNNL-SA-118567. doi:10.5194/acp-16-11267-2016
  • Kholod N., M. Evans, and V. Roshchanka. 2016. Energy Efficiency as a Resource: Energy Efficiency’s Role in Meeting Ukraine’s Energy Needs. PNNL-24498 Final. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Kholod N., M. Evans, E. Gusev, S. Yu, V. Malyshev, S. Tretyakova, and A. Barinov. 2016. "A Methodology for Calculating Transport Emissions in Cities with Limited Traffic Data: Case Study of Diesel Particulates and Black Carbon Emissions in Murmansk." Science of the Total Environment 547. PNWD-SA-10525. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.12.151


  • Evans M., N. Kholod, V. Malyshev, S. Tretyakova, E. Gusev, S. Yu, and A. Barinov. 2015. "Black carbon emissions from Russian diesel sources: Case study of Murmansk." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 15, no. 14:8349-8359. PNWD-SA-10408. doi:10.5194/acp-15-8349-2015
  • Kholod N., M. Evans, and V. Malyshev. 2015. "Minimizing the Black Carbon Emission of Mine Dump Trucks." Mining Industry 3, no. 121:72-76. PNWD-SA-10537.

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