Women at higher risk from climate disasters: UN

Women, particularly those living in mountain regions in developing countries, are facing disproportionately high risks to their livelihoods and health from global warming, says a UN report on Climate Change.

`Tougher targets needed to avert climate disaster`

Countries need to set tougher targets to cut greenhouse gas emissions if the world is to avert a climate-change catastrophe, according to a new UN report released Tuesday.