The air quality in London isn't the best. This week, Greenpeace activists climbed up statues across London to protect the mouths of the statues with air pollution masks.
There are bigger statues in places with worse AQI. Here are the top 30 tallest statues and the average AQI around them this week.
The six statues with the highest AQI were:
Although these statues could possibly look great with pollution masks, they mostly appear to be religious figures - not particularly appropriate for activist art/vandalism.
It may seem from this chart that air pollution is an Asian phenomenon. The truth is, in fact, that tall statues are an Asian phenomenon. There's air pollution everywhere - both Big Ben and the Statue of Liberty were sitting around the 60s this week.
In conclusion, taller statues in the West and less air pollution everywhere, please.
List of the tallest statues in the world