Experts warn that increasingly high temperatures are "a clear consequence of the warming of the climate system."
Loneliness can be deadly amid worsening climate change.
More than a third of the country faced some kind of heat advisory over the weekend.
Solar and wind input is setting records, but the state’s inefficient grid is unable to handle the full load it could deliver in the ongoing heat wave.
Prolonged triple-digit temperatures also dramatically increased 911 calls for heat-related illness.
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.