Kerry Calls Climate Change ‘The Biggest Challenge of All That We Face Right Now’

August 14, 2014 | 2:07 AM EDT

Secretary of State John Kerry told an audience in Hawaii Wednesday that climate change, in terms of global impact, is “the biggest challenge of all that we face right now,” putting an issue he feels passionately about at the center of a speech entitled “U.S. Vision for Asia-Pacific Engagement.”