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Nazar Kholod

Integrat Analys & Dec Sci Team


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


  • Evans M, N Kholod, T Kuklinski, A Denysenko, SJ Smith, AJ Staniszewski, WM Hao, L Liu, and TC Bond. 2017. "Black carbon emissions in Russia: A critical review." Atmospheric Environment 163:9-21.  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 78:185-192.  doi:10.1016/j.envsci.2017.08.005


  • Kholod N, M Evans, and T Kuklinski. 2016. "Russia’s black carbon emissions: focus on diesel sources." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 16(17):11267-11281.  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 NeedsPNNL-24498 Final, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • 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 547:305-313.  doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.12.151
  • Kholod N, and M Evans. 2016. Black carbon emissions from diesel sources in Russia. Final reportPNNL-25754, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Kholod N, and M Evans. 2016. "Reducing Black Carbon Emissions from Diesel Vehicles in Russia: An Assessment and Policy Recommendations." Environmental Science & Policy 56:1-8.  doi:10.1016/j.envsci.2015.10.017


  • 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(14):8349-8359.  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(121):72-76. 

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