A sense of public duty – Citizen evaluation of government agency performance is vital to meaningful democracy. The body politic needs to look objectively at the work done by public agencies, applaud what has been done well, and point to things that are needed to advance the commonweal and to secure constitutional guarantees, including those pertaining to justice, liberty, and natural system viability. The conditions of climate change call for such civic activism in our state. The following assessment is offered in this sense of public duty.