Get ready for a new round of satellite disputes. Spencer and Christy have version 6.0 out in draft form as of Sept 9, 2006. Here’s a plot of the data from the website . The SH result is particularly intriguing – now showing virtually no change. In the recent U.S. CCSP report, as pointed out by Fred Singer in Stockholm, additional to the low trend in tropospheric temperature, there is the fingerprint problem that tropospheric temperature trends are supposed to be running hotter than surface temperature trends – but observations are the opposite.
I’m sure that there will be a new furore. There is a readme at the site about the diurnal corrections in version 6.0.