Land use promises to be one of the hottest areas of controversy in the development of climate change policy. We have already seen efforts by California AG Jerry Brown to require local governments to incorporate climate change evaluations into the CEQA review process. Here's a blog entry describing an ABA discussion on the topic. The court decisions thus far have all focused on challenges brought after a project has already been approved. We're still waiting for the first decision to address a challenge brought pre-approval.