Secretary John Kerry is the first Special Presidential Envoy on Climate. Since taking this position in 2021, no person has been more deeply entrenched and influential in the addressing the global climate challenge. How has that challenge evolved – after the pandemic, still in the midst of the war in Ukraine, and with perhaps the emergence of what some have called a new Cold War with China? Can the global oil and gas industry be accepted as part of the climate solution? Is eliminating methane emissions a litmus test for industry commitment? What impacts and controversies are emerging from the IRA? Is the world taking action to meet developing country demands?