Argentine President Nestor Kirchner on Monday called on all nations to act against climate change at a UN high-level meeting in New York, news reaching here said.
"We all have to act in line with circumstances and move on from the rhetoric of commitment to committed action," he told the meeting, which gathered participants from over 150 nations, including 80 heads of State or Government at the UN Headquarters.
He called on the developed nations to offer more support, including fund and technology transfer, to the developing ones in combating climate change.
"We are convinced that reversing the adverse impact of climate change is both possible and viable," he said.
Kirchner arrived in New York on Sunday for the conference, which was convened by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to galvanize political will for the upcoming UN climate change conference in Bali in December.