Coordinator – Research Program of Law and the Environment and Professor at Getulio Vargas Foundation School of Law in Rio de Janeiro. Doctorate (S.J.D.) and Master (LL.M.) Degrees of Laws in Environmental Law at Pace University School of Law; Master of Laws in Economic and Social Law and LL.B. at Pontific Catholic University of Paraná Law School (PUC-PR). Adjunct Professor at Pace Law School, NY. Director for International Services at the Brazilian American Institute for Law and Environment (BAILE). Member of the Specialist Group on Energy and Climate Change of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Professor Sampaio has published in the fields of environmental law, energy and climate change law, in the U.S., Brazil and Europe.