Experts warn that increasingly high temperatures are "a clear consequence of the warming of the climate system."
During the hottest part of the year, up to 13 percent of deaths at Texas prisons without air conditioning were due to extreme temperatures according to a new report.
Amid record temperatures, state residents struggle to keep cool.
Sweltering temperatures imperil unsheltered residents, and community resources aren’t a given.
Seth Donnelly was one of the many inmates Texas prison officials use as prey for dog hunts. He died from heatstroke after collapsing on the job in Abilene.
Outdoor workers and the most vulnerable Texans — the poor, disabled and elderly — are feeling the brunt of this summer’s punishing heat.
A weakening El Niño, assisted by climate change, is driving scorching temperatures in Texas.