Originally Posted by nyuk nyuk
^^ That didn't answer anything I said and is a false dichotomy. The point is that everything has a consequence of some kind. That we aren't using a different technique isn't necessarily the result of a grand corporate conspiracy. Perhaps it's just we don't have an affordable alternative yet. And for all we know, alternatives may prove to be even more destructive.
It's not complex. We don't explore alternatives because of greed. Simple.