Brazilian environmental education public politics encourage educators to get involved in processes of public politics mediated through dialogue. This demands an enquiry into the concept, the objective of this essay. The results of the bibliographical review establish the connection between dialogue, environmental education public policies and their epistemological presuppositions, outline the philosophical groundings and approach the operational theory of dialogue. In the end, they indicate obstacles to its emergence and suggest the formation of spaces of dialogue to get around them.
Environmental education; National Programme of Environmental Education; Dialogue; Public politics